Harris Corp. Wins Navy Contract

By Tish Drake | March 6, 2008
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Harris Corp.’s Government Communications Systems Division, based in Melbourne, Fla., won a $7.8 million contract modification from the U.S. Navy to exercise an option for the Full Rate Production of 165 Fibre Channel Network Switches (FCNS), a component of the Advanced Mission Computer and Display (AMC&D). This modification provides 138 FCNS for U.S. Navy Lot 32 F/A-18E/F, EA-18G, and E-2D aircraft, F/A-18F and EA-18G supplemental aircraft, and the retrofit of F/A-18E/F Lots 26-28 aircraft for the U.S. Navy and 27 FCNS for the Australian F/A-18F aircraft. In addition, this option provides for the procurement of four mounting kits for the E-2D and FCNS test equipment. Work will be conducted in Melbourne, Fla., and is expected to be completed in March.

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