United Launch Alliance expands L3Harris Technologies contract to support national security space launch program
Press release from: L3Harris Technologies
Posted: Tuesday, February 23, 2021
United Launch Alliance (ULA) has extended L3Harris Technologies ’(NYSE: LHX) contract to provide mission-critical avionics and related services in support of the Vulcan Centaur rocket for the launch of the U.S. Space Force.
More than a year ago, ULA selected L3Harris to deliver the most critical and challenging missions for the new Vulcan Centaur rocket safely, securely and cost-effectively. For this contract extension, L3Harris
It will deliver avionics and support launches through 2027. L3Harris ’history of failures, high-performance technologies, low cost and custom solutions were crucial in the selection.
ULA will launch 60 percent of the National Space Launch (NSSL) emergency missions under the U.S. Space Force. It was competitively selected as the best value provider under NSSL Level 2 provision.
“L3Harris has provided highly reliable avionics and communications technology leading to tapeless missions for over 60 years,” said Murali Krishnan, President, L3Harris Electro Optical Division. “Our partnership with ULA ensures the cost-effective launch of national security space missions now and in the future. ”
About L3Harris technologies
L3Harris Technologies is an energetic global aerospace and defense technology engineer, delivering end-to-end solutions that meet the critical needs of customers. The company provides advanced defense and commercial technologies across the air, land, marine, space and cyber sectors. L3Harris has approximately $ 18 billion in annual revenue and 48,000 employees, with customers in more than 100 countries. L3Harris.com.
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