Harris awarded USD60m IT, four-year contract by US Department of Veteran Affairs
Oct 18, 2013 (WORLDWIDE COMPUTER PRODUCTS NEWS via COMTEX) --
Communications and information technology company Harris Corporation (NYSE:HRS) announced on Thursday the award of the final phase of a three-phase programme that will enable the US Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to conduct critical services wirelessly.
This contract is valued at USD60m over four years, with all options exercised.
Under the contract, Harris will design, install and support the wireless infrastructure that provides VA medical centres with voice, video, data, real-time-location-services, and electronic health and other information systems.
The contract continues work previously performed under the first two phases of the programme, where Harris said it successfully deployed solutions at 66 medical sites. Harris is expected to complete deployment at 112 medical centres nationwide.
The Harris team includes subcontractors Advanced Management Strategies Group, By Light Professional IT Services Inc, C-CAT Inc, DTREDS LLC, Mason Technologies and Synaptek Corporation.
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