WASHINGTON and MELBOURNE, Fla., Aug. 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ --
- Harris services will ensure dental health of all soldiers serving in the U.S. Army
- Contract fulfills the DENCOM Commander's responsibility to maintain a reliable and accessible enterprise-wide, web-based system to facilitate the collection, analysis, dissemination, and storage of dental treatment and workload information
- Award demonstrates Harris' proven capabilities as an enterprise-wide IT solution provider
Harris Corporation (NYSE: HRS), an international communications and information technology company, has been awarded a one-year, $4.3 million recompete IT services contract to support the U.S. Army Dental Command at Fort Sam Houston, Texas, and U.S. Army dental clinics around the world.
Under the contract with the U.S. Army Dental Command, Harris will provide IT services to operate, maintain, and sustain the U.S. Army's dental systems in accordance with requirements. These systems include the Corporate Dental Application (CDA) and database, the Digital Enterprise Viewing and Acquisition Application (DEVAA) and database, the U.S. Army Dental Command (DENCOM) web page, the digital web portal for disaster recovery, and an asset management solution. Harris also will help develop dental enterprise digital radiography programs and global support to DENCOM customers' dental clinics as needed.
"The award of this recompete demonstrates Harris' success as an enterprise-wide IT solutions provider for the U.S. Army," said John Heller, president, Harris IT Services. "Harris will continue to support this global command."
The latest contract is a recompete of the $12 million contract won in 2008 and was awarded under the Network-Centric Solutions (NETCENTS) contract vehicle.
In IT Services, Harris designs, deploys and operates customer-centric, secure communication systems and information networks with optimal reliability and affordability for high-profile customers in government and commercial markets. Well-credentialed professionals deliver expertise in Program Management, Enterprise Services Management and Information Assurance worldwide.
About Harris Corporation
Harris is an international communications and information technology company serving government and commercial markets worldwide. Headquartered in Melbourne, Florida, the company has approximately $6 billion of annual revenue and more than 16,000 employees — including nearly 7,000 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 www.harris.com.
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