FAA has awarded Harris Corporation a seven-year, $331 million contract to provide air/ ground data communications (datacomm) services in the national airspace system, a key element in the transformation of the air traffic control system from voice to automated air traffic management. The NextGen contract includes 10, one-year options that could extend the duration of the program to 2029. Under the contract, Harris will deploy and operate datacomm services at ATC towers by 2016 and at ...


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