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Harris and Exelis have joined forces – creating a stronger company with the scale, capabilities, and commitment to innovation and excellence to deliver even greater value to their customers. Harris provides advanced, technology-based solutions that solve government and commercial customers’ mission-critical challenges.
The company employs 9,000 engineers and scientists while supporting customers in more than 125 countries and has also deployed 650 ground stations, three data control stations, and two network operations centers to run the FAA’s ADS-B system.
Harris assisted Iridium and Aireon in developing the Iridium NEXT architecture and the Aireon Hosted Payloads. They also play a role in ensuring that the space-based service seamlessly integrates with and extends the existing land-based system.