Harris, headquartered in Melbourne, Florida, is an international communications and information technology company serving government and commercial markets in more than 150 countries. The company has approximately $5 billion of annual revenue and more than 15,000 employees -- including nearly 7,000 engineers and scientists. Harris is dedicated to developing best-in-class assured communications products, systems, and services. Harris employs more than 500 people at eight customer support offices throughout the suburban areas surrounding Washington, D.C.
Harris businesses include RF Communications, Defense Programs, Civil Programs, National Intelligence Programs, IT Services, and Broadcast Communications.
Harris Defense Programs business is a major developer, supplier and integrator of communications and information processing products, systems, and networks for a diverse base of aerospace, terrestrial and maritime programs. Harris supports the ongoing transformation of communications for U.S. and international customers to network-centric architectures that support real-time situational awareness in combat conditions. Harris technologies are at play at all levels of the military's Global Information Grid, including space, theater and tactical levels, as well as in the air, on the ground and at sea.
Major technology areas include satellite communications terminals for mobile ground, fixed-site and shipboard applications; large, deployable satellite antenna reflectors; flat-panel, phased-array and single-mission antennas; aviation electronics for military jets and helicopters, including radios, digital maps, modems, sensors, data buses, fiber optics and micro electronics; and high-speed data links and data networks for wireless communications and smart weapons.
Defense Core Capabilities:
* Data links
* Mobile networks and communications infrastructure
* Intelligence, surveillance, reconnaissance
* Mapping and visualization
* Multiband satellite ground and shipboard systems
* Space systems
* Systems integration
* Information assurance
* Advanced sensor communications
Harris intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance (ISR) solutions improve situational awareness, data collection accuracy, and product analysis by correlating near real-time mission data for display and analysis. Our systems help to integrate information across the analyst workflow, accelerating the movement of information that has been collected and processed.
Harris supports a wide variety of state-of-the-art sensors, surveillance, monitoring and intelligence activities sustaining sensitive security measures in locations of national interest. Harris ImageLinks is a market leader in providing products and technology that enable effective management and control of raster-based information. Harris image processing extends from algorithm development through delivery of operational systems. The company is advancing image processing, image data fusion, display technologies and digital product generation techniques for image exploitation applications. These technologies range from new techniques for merging and displaying imagery to automated techniques for image screening, cueing and remote visualization. Harris is a world leader in the architecture, design and development of highly specialized satellite antennas, structures, phased arrays, and on-board processors, enabling next-generation satellite systems to provide the U.S. military and intelligence communities with unparalleled strategic and tactical advantage.
Harris Advanced Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance Solutions Provide:
* Sensing via multiphenomenology
* Improved wide-area surveillance
* Detection, identification, and precision location of targets
* Distributed information infrastructure
* Common operating picture of the battlespace through horizontal fusion
* Increased situation awareness through automated, multisensor data fusion
* Information security/data integrity
* Wireless communications
* Decreased targeting timelines
* Real-time mission planning/management
Harris Crucial Security Programs (formerly Harris Assured Communications, formerly Crucial Security, Inc.) helps the most elite branches of the Federal Government's law enforcement and intelligence communities engineer solutions to meet their demanding requirements, providing state-of-the-art technical engineering and security services to members of those communities. Since the year 2000, Crucial Security has sought to define a new standard (The Crucial Difference) in the delivery of honest, trustworthy, world class offensive and defensive computer security expertise. Our engineers and scientists possess unique skills, direct experience, and subject matter expertise in the intelligence collection, processing, and analysis domains.
Harris Information Technology Services (formerly Harris Technical Services Corporation), headquartered in Falls church, Virginia, is a leading provider of mission-critical IT and communications services and support to defense, intelligence, homeland security and civil customers. On June 15, 2007, Harris Corporation completed its acquisition of Multimax Incorporated. It combined with Harris Corporation's technical services business to form a new organization -- Harris Information Technology Services. Harris Information Technology Services, which includes that former Multimax, Incorporated, is a leading supplier of network-centric IT and communications services to the U.S. government. Network centric services including: Network and Systems Planning and Architecture; Network and Systems Integration; Network and Systems Operations and Management; Information Assurances; Application Development and Management. With 3,000 professionals operating at locations worldwide, Harris IT Services supports large-scale IT programs that encompass the full technology lifecycle, with the highest professional and technical standards.
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- Air and satellite operations
- Cyber operations
- Disaster preparedness
- Ground force operations
- Weapons technology
- Information technology
- Intelligence analysis
- Law enforcement
- Naval operations
- Nuclear operations
- Specialized military operations
- Technical intelligence
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