Harris Corp. Wins IT Contract in Support of U.S. Army Dental Command; Ted Hengst Comments

Ted Hengst

Harris Corp. has won a $17 million contract to deliver helpdesk and sustainment support to the U.S. Army Dental Command’s Corporate Dental System located at Fort Sam Houston, Texas.

Ted Hengst, president of IT Services, VP and chief information officer said that Harris has delivered the essential knowledge and enterprise managed services to support the U.S. Army Dental Command for four years.

Harris will be tasked with providing information management support, including database administration, compliance and other critical information management duties, to the Command’s suite of software applications.

According to Harris, 206 Army clinics and 113 U.S. Air Force dental clinics will receive helpdesk support from IT specialists in the continental U.S., Korea and Germany.

The contract was awarded under the Network-Centric Solutions contract vehicle as a recompete of the $4 million contract won in 2011.

The term includes a five-month base period and three one-year options.

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