Saturday, July 01, 2006
Harris Corporation(NYSE:HRS), a world leader in geospatial information and database processing solutions, today announced that it has teamed exclusively with BAE SYSTEMS ADR of Mt. Laurel, New Jersey, and T-Kartor Sweden AB, of Kristianstad, Sweden, to pursue the Nordic Initiative of the Multi-national Geospatial Co-Production Program (MGCP). Formed in 2003, the MGCP consists of 28 member nations working to bolster cooperative production and coordination of high-resolution digital vector data in high-interest regions where adequate data is not currently available. The Nordic Initiative represents the interests of Norway, Sweden, Denmark and Finland to produce more than 600 cells of geospatial data to MGCP specifications.
Harris Government Communications Systems Division conducts advanced research studies, develops prototypes, and produces and supports state-of-the-art, assured communications™ solutions and information systems that solve the mission-critical challenges of its military and government customers, while serving as the technology base for the company's diverse commercial businesses. Harris Corporation is an international communications and information technology company serving government and commercial markets in more than 150 countries. With headquarters in Melbourne, Florida, the company has annual sales of over $3 billion and more than 13,000 employees, including 5,500 engineers and scientists. The company's four operating divisions serve markets for government communications, RF communications, broadcast communications, and microwave communications.
Harris Corporation News Release