Harris Corporation Awarded $6 Million IT Contract to Support U.S. Air Force Financial System
Harris Corporation (NYSE:HRS), an international communications and information technology company, has been awarded a three-year, $6 million dollar contract by the Enterprise Financial Systems Division of the U. S. Air Force Program Executive Office for Enterprise Information Systems to support and enhance their Automated Business Services System (ABSS). Harris has held two contracts supporting A
- (1888PressRelease) December 19, 2011 - Under the contract, Harris will deliver maintenance, sustainment, enhancement, and integration support for the ABSS financial reporting tool. Specific tasks include help desk support; administration of the application; database, development, and test servers; enhancement and integration of ABSS software and code; interface maintenance and updates; production of technical documentation; and ensured compliance with governing statutes and Department of Defense financial management regulations.
"Our IT expertise and experience managing this system for the past five years empower Harris to deliver optimal performance for the ultimate success of our Air Force customer," said John Heller, president, Harris IT Services.
The Harris team includes subcontractors Battelle and Peerless Technologies Corporation. This contract was awarded under the Network-Centric Solutions (NETCENTS) contract vehicle.
In IT Services, Harris designs, deploys and operates secure communications systems and information networks for some of the most complex, essential applications in the world for high-profile customers in government and commercial markets. Well-credentialed professionals deliver expertise worldwide in Program Management, Enterprise Services Management and Information Assurance-on time, on budget, with solutions that are ready for today and built for tomorrow.
About Harris Corporation
Harris is an international communications and information technology company serving government and commercial markets in more than 150 countries. Headquartered in Melbourne, Florida, the company has approximately $6 billion of annual revenue and about 17,000 employees — including nearly 7,000 engineers and scientists. Harris is dedicated to developing best-in-class assured communications® products, systems, and services. Additional information about Harris Corporation is available at www.harris.com.
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