MELBOURNE, Fla. – The United States Navy has awarded L3Harris Technologies a contract worth up to $380 million to produce, repair and sustain the Cooperative Engagement Capability (CEC) system with an initial award of 15 million, the company said in a July 19 statement. Release.
The CEC system enables high quality situational awareness and integrated fire control capability for the combat force. It is designed to enhance the anti-air warfare capability of US Navy ships, US Navy aircraft, the US Marine Corps Composite Tracking Network and units of allied nations and is a key component of the US Navy’s suite of integrated sensors and networked communication solutions.
“L3Harris is the trusted global provider of resilient, all-domain communications networks, and with this CEC agreement, the Navy has affirmed that we offer best-in-class capabilities to utilize critical data for their most important missions,” said said Brendan O’Connell, president of broadband communications systems at L3Harris.
“The CEF enables the Navy, Marine Corps, and coalition forces to detect, defend, and strike ahead of the threat, increasing the combat force’s survivability and overall speed of communication when they maneuver in a complex, multi-domain battlespace.”