USA: Harris Inks USD 8.09 Million Digital Map Computers Contract


Harris Corp., Government Communications Systems Division, Melbourne, Fla., is being awarded an $8,095,188 modification to a previously awarded firm-fixed-priced indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract (N00019-10-D-0050) for the full rate production and support of 125 digital map computers for the Navy (67); and the governments of Kuwait (43), Malaysia (10), and Finland (five).  In addition, this modification provides for the procurement of 49 digital video map computers for the U.S. Navy; and 52 extension housings for the governments of Kuwait (43), and Malaysia (nine), in support of multiple aircraft platforms.  Work will be performed in Melbourne, Fla., and is expected to be completed in June 2013.

Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year.  This modification combines purchases for the U.S. Navy ($5,701,650; 70.4 percent); and, under the Foreign Military Sales Program, the governments of Kuwait ($1,776,717; 22 percent), Malaysia ($412,696; 5.1 percent), and Finland ($204,125; 2.5 percent).  The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Md., is the contracting activity.

Source: defense, August 19, 2011;