Harris bags $25 million contract to sustain Air Force defense meteorological satellite ground system

Harris Corporation has received a five-year, $25 million contract from the Air
Force Space Command Space and Missile Systems Center to sustain the ground
system for the Defense Meteorological Satellites Program.

Under the contract, Harris will maintain Defense Meteorological Satellites
Program (DMSP) software and hardware, and support compliance with information
assurance requirements. Harris is the original developer of this ground system,
providing engineering, upgrades and maintenance support for more than 40 years.

“Harris’ deep knowledge of this program was gained through over 40 years
of experience delivering engineering and support for the Defense Meteorological
Satellite Program,” said John Heller, president, Harris IT Services.

Harris will continue to apply our unique expertise on this contract to ensure
the program’s ground system remains fully operational and compliant with
requirements for years to come.

The Harris team includes subcontractor Lockheed Martin Services. This contract
was awarded under the U.S. General Services Administration’s Alliant contract

By Telecomlead.com team

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