Harris wins Australia Department of Defence contract

Communications and information technology company Harris has received a $9.5m (£6.1m) contract to provide engineering services to support the Australia Department of Defence Land 200 communications modernisation programme.

The three-year contract, from defence electronics manufacturer Elbit Systems, calls for Harris to provide engineering services to integrate its Falcon tactical radio systems into the Battle Management System being developed by Elbit for the Australian Defence Forces (ADF).