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May 03, 2015
Harris wins IDIQ contract for Rifleman Radio
Rochester, N.Y. (UPI) Apr 30, 2015
The U.S. Army has given Harris Corporation an indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract to produce Rifleman Radios. The IDIQ, which allows the company to compete for full-rate production of the radios, is for 10 years - a five-year base period and a five-year option - and carries of ceiling value of $3.9 billion. "The Army's selection of Harris as a provider of Rifleman Radios furthers our leadership position in tactical communications and networking," said Dana Mehnert, group p ... read more

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