Harris CapRock Teams With AIS Engineering to Win First Custom Satellite
Solutions Order for U.S. Intelligence Customer
*Solution offers end-to-end satellite, teleport and terrestrial services
*Long-standing intelligence community customer will continue to be served
by Harris CapRock.
*Order valued at a minimum of $10 million over 5 years, if option years are
MELBOURNE, Fla. & FAIRFAX, Va. -- February 12, 2013
Harris CapRock Communications, a global provider of fully managed
communications for remote and harsh environments, has teamed with AIS
Engineering, Inc., to provide end-to-end solutions to an intelligence
community customer under a Custom Satellite Solutions (CS2) Small Business
task order. The order includes one base year and four option years, valued at
a minimum of $10 million if all option years are exercised.
Under the agreement, the companies will provide the customer with U.S.
satellite, teleport, terrestrial and engineering services. The solution also
enables the customer with multiple options to procure these same custom
end-to-end communications solutions globally.
“We have supported this intelligence community customer for more than a
decade,” said David Cavossa, president of government solutions, Harris
CapRock. “Working with CS2 contract awardees, we continue to meet the critical
communications needs of our longstanding customers.”
CS2 is part of the Future Commercial SATCOM Acquisition (FCSA) program, which
is managed by the General Services Administration (GSA) in partnership with
the Defense Information Systems Agency. Harris CapRock is an approved vendor
on other elements of the FCSA program – transponded capacity and subscription
services – which are managed through the GSA Federal Supply Schedule 70
Harris CapRock Communications is a premier global provider of managed
satellite and terrestrial communications solutions, specifically for remote
and harsh environments including the energy, government and maritime markets.
Harris CapRock owns and operates a robust global infrastructure that includes
teleports on six continents, five 24/7 customer support centers, local
presence in 23 countries, and over 275 global field service personnel
supporting customer locations across North America, Central and South America,
Europe, West Africa and Asia Pacific.
About Harris Corporation
Harris is an international communications and information technology company
serving government and commercial markets in more than 125 countries.
Headquartered in Melbourne, Florida, the company has approximately $5.5
billion of annual revenue and about 15,000 employees—including 6,000 engineers
and scientists. Harris is dedicated to developing best-in-class assured
communications^® products, systems and services. Additional information about
Harris Corporation is available at harris.com.
This press release contains forward-looking statements that reflect
management's current expectations, assumptions and estimates of future
performance and economic conditions. Such statements are made in reliance upon
the safe harbor provisions of Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933 and
Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934. The company cautions
investors that any forward-looking statements are subject to risks and
uncertainties that may cause actual results and future trends to differ
materially from those matters expressed in or implied by such forward-looking
statements. Statements about the expected value of the program to Harris are
forward-looking and involve risks and uncertainties. Harris disclaims any
intention or obligation to update or revise any forward-looking statements,
whether as a result of new information, future events, or otherwise.
Alix Hornig, 703-752-6854
Director of Marketing
Jim Burke, 321-727-9131
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