Harris said it has been awarded a three-month, $22 million contract by the Iraqi Media Network for work involving the country's public radio and TV broadcasting organization. Funding is by the Iraqi government, the company said.
The contract includes training, programming support, systems integration and deployment work. An earlier IMN contract with Harris was completed this month; it had been awarded a year ago by the U.S. Defense Contracting Command. That one involved broadcast and printing equipment, broadcast studio and transmission systems design and integration, network operations and employee training.
Harris Awarded Contract to Rebuild Iraq's Media Network
Harris Corporation has been awarded a US$96 million contract for development of the Iraqi media network. The contract was awarded by The Defense Contracting Command-Washington on behalf of the Coalition Provisional Authority currently governing Iraq with the goal of creating a new media network based the existing organ