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Harris Launches Small Comms Satellite for Defense, Commercial Clients; Bill Gattle Quoted

Harris has launched its first small satellite through a medium-lift launch vehicle developed by the India’s space research organization. The Harris Satellite is built to operate in low Earth orbit and seeks to address military and commercial communications requirements, the company said Thursday. The 6U cubesat uses a mission architecture designed for …

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Harris Invests in Digital Satellite Navigation Tech for GPS III Program; Bill Gattle Comments

Harris Corp. has developed a digital technology to offer it as potential payload for the U.S. Air Force‘s 11th and succeeding Global Positioning System III satellites. The company said Monday its satellite navigational system offering is designed to have a modular architecture, atomic clock systems, radiation-resistant computers and a high-power transmitter. …

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Harris Mesh Reflectors Deployed on Navy’s 4th MUOS Satellite; Bill Gattle Comments

A pair of Harris-made satellite mesh antenna reflectors have deployed onboard a fourth Mobile User Objective System communications satellite that Lockheed Martin has built for the U.S. military. Harris said Wednesday it designed the unfurlable reflector technology for the five-satellite MUOS constellation, run by the U.S. Navy, to deliver up to 16 …

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Harris, exactEarth Forge Vessel Tracking Partnership; Bill Gattle, Peter Mabson Comment

Harris and Canada-based exactEarth have forged an alliance that seeks to provide services designed to improve domain awareness at sea using the automatic identification system platform. The partnership will combine Harris satellite and radio frequency communications technology with exactEarth’s signal decollision detection system to create real-time vessel tracking and information …

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Harris Wins Northrop Supplier Excellence Award; Bill Gattle Comments

Harris Corp. has won a supplier excellence award from Northrop Grumman, recognizing systems engineering support Harris provided to a Northrop missile defense program team. Twenty-six recipients total were selected for a Northrop Grumman Information Systems Supplier Excellence Award, Harris said Tuesday. Harris was recognized for supporting Northrop under the Integrated …

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Harris Receives $50M Task Order for Satellite Terminals; Bill Gattle Comments

Harris Corp. has won a $50.5 million delivery order for advanced satellite communications terminals under the U.S. Army’s Modernization of Enterprise Terminals program. According to a company statement, Harris is tasked with providing additional terminals, including large fixed X-/Ka-band terminals and transportable X-/Ka-band terminals, common electronics equipment, spares to support …

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Harris to Demo Anti-IED Robot; Bill Gattle Comments

Harris Corp. has developed a new robotic system for first responders and technicians to disarm improvised explosive devices, the company announced Monday. The company will demonstrate RedHawk at the AUVSI Unmanned Systems North America conference in Las Vegas, scheduled for Monday through Thursday. “Our goal is to push this technology …

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Lockheed Receives 3rd Harris-Built Navigation Payload for Air Force GPS III Satellite

Harris has shipped the third of 10 navigation payloads designed to help boost the accuracy, signal power and jamming resistance capacity of Global Positioning System III satellites Lockheed Martin is building for the U.S. Air Force. Lockheed is scheduled to integrate the new payload into the GPS III Space Vehicle 3 this summer, Harris said …

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Harris Maritime Surveillance Tech Begins Worldwide Vessel Tracking Operations

Four Harris-built maritime vessel tracking receivers have begun to track nearly 250,000 ships around the world as part of hosted payloads onboard Iridium‘s NEXT satellites that were launched in January. Harris said Monday the receivers are designed to offer global automatic identification system information and ship tracking capacity for government and commercial users. Iridium’s NEXT satellite …

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