Harris Wins Potential $300 Million Satellite Communications Contract

By Thomas Duffy / June 5, 2001 at 5:00 AM
Harris Corp. today was awarded a contract by the Air Force to develop and build up to 200 ground multiband terminals, a contract that could be worth up to $300 million, the Defense Department announced. The Air Force solicited eight different companies and received two bids before choosing Harris. The modular, lightweight and high capacity military satellite ground terminals will use the Defense Satellite Communications System, the Wideband Gapfiller System, and commercial satellite systems "to provide dual hub communications capabilities...

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