Harris wins Northrop Grumman supply contract

Communications equipment company Harris has been awarded a three-year, $55m (£35m) follow-on production contract from defence systems manufacturer Northrop Grumman to supply avionics systems for F-35 Lightning II fighter aircraft.

Harris will provide next-generation avionics infrastructure, fibre-optic network solutions and power supplies for the major subsystems on board the Lockheed Martin F-35s.