Harris received third option on $416 million AF contract

Harris Corp. received the third-year option of its network and space operations and maintenance program by the U.S. Air Force, valued at $64 million.

Under this option, Harris will continue to provide operations and maintenance to the 50th Space Wing’s Air Force Satellite Control Network based at Schriever Air Force Base.

The initial contract for the program was awarded in January 2008 and included six one-year options for a total value of $416 million. The latest one-year option brings the overall value of the program to $218 million for Harris.

The Harris-led team also includes Lockheed Martin Information Technology, Faith Enterprises Inc., ASRC Aerospace, Arctic Slope World Services, Avaya Government Solutions and Gunther Douglas.