Microwave Journal

Crane Aerospace & Electronics Signs Contract with Harris Corp.

August 13, 2009

Microwave Systems Solutions of Crane Aerospace & Electronics Group, a segment of Crane Co., has announced that it signed a new contract with Harris Corp., Melbourne, FL. Microwave Systems Solutions was awarded a development contract, with potential for annual production of over $3 M, by Harris Corp. to manufacture a Transmit/Receive (T/R) Module for a new program.

Under the contract, Microwave Systems Solutions will work closely with Harris Corp. to provide a Transmit/Receive (T/R) Module for the War Fighter Information Network – Tactical. This particular product is designed to provide modern/robust voice, data and imagery distribution system for battlefield operations. The production is scheduled to begin in the third quarter of 2009 in Chandler, AZ.

“Harris needed a supplier who could produce quality microwave products to fit the needs of their program and we are excited about the opportunity to be that supplier for such a key program to support our War Fighter,” said Joe Bottenfield, Vice President of Microwave Systems Solutions. “We were able to emphasize our past performance capabilities and our ability to build high reliability products for application on the battlefield."