Deals this week: Harris, Global Technical Systems, Saab


Harris Radio Frequency Communications has secured a contract worth $765m to provide portable radios and ancillary parts to the US Navy. 

Harris will supply handheld, manpack, fixed-mount/vehicular and base station radios to meet the needs of Office of the Chief of Naval Operations. 

Awarded by the US Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command, the contract has a one-year base period and a four-year option.

US-based information technology firm Global Technical Systems Inc (GTS) has received a contract modification worth $63.19m to produce the Common Processing System (CPS), spares and associated engineering services for the US Navy. 

The CPS to be built by GTS will support the computer requirements of different combat systems of the US Navy.

"Electronic Navigation will provide in-service support for the system as Saab’s partner in New Zealand."

Awarded by the US Naval Sea Systems Command, the contract is scheduled to be completed in May 2019.

Saab has been selected to provide TactiCall integrated communications system for installation onto the Royal New Zealand Navy’s HMNZS Aotearoa replenishment ship.

Electronic Navigation will provide in-service support for the system as Saab’s partner in New Zealand.

Saab’s TactiCall system offers enhanced communication capabilities to the HMNZS Aotearoa ship even in complex situations.

Fluor Federal Solutions LLC has secured a contract worth $38.33m from the US Naval Facilities Engineering Command to provide facility support and base operating support services for Joint Region Marianas, Guam.

The contract includes options and is expected to be completed in September 2025.