Harris awarded $70 million IDIQ contracts by the US Navy

Harris square 112Harris Corporation announced on August 19 that it has been awarded two five-year multi-award IDIQ contracts with a combined ceiling value of $70 million to support the U.S. Naval Surface Warfare Center’s littoral, expeditionary and maritime mine defense programs. The contracts were awarded during the fourth quarter of Melbourne, FL-based Harris’ fiscal 2015.

Harris will compete for delivery orders to provide hardware, materials and supplies that support critical fleet readiness and the expansion of science and technology programs advancing the state of maritime mine defense capabilities.

“The contracts extend Harris’ 50-year legacy of supporting the Navy’s advanced mine countermeasure efforts,” said Jim Brunelle, director, Harris Undersea Systems business. “They enable us to support the Navy’s evolving global challenges in the most focused, efficient way possible.”

Harris has extensive experience in magnetic and acoustic mine countermeasure technology including airborne, surface, subsurface and unmanned applications. Harris technology has been involved in every U.S. Navy mine clearance operation since 1974.

Source: Harris Corporation