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July 2, 2016

Defense & Homeland Security

Harris Corporation

| 9/27/2013
Defense and Homeland Security

Harris Corporation, an international communications and information technology firm headquartered in Melbourne, is adding to its Florida presence with construction of the $100-million, 464,000-sq.-ft. Harris Technology Center in Palm Bay.

“This high-technology center represents an important investment in the growth of our company and our desire to create world-class working facilities for our employees. For our community and state, it represents our commitment to being here for the long term and continuing to play a key role in the region’s economic growth.”

— William Brown
President and CEO
Harris Corporation

Florida Is a Prime Site for Defense and Homeland Security Firms

  • 20 major military installations; 3 of only 10 unified combatant commands
  • 61,000+ active duty personnel
  • Key procurement offices, research operations, testing units and training commands for all service branches
  • 9 of the nation’s 10 largest defense contractors
  • No. 5 in prime defense contract awards

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