L3Harris Technologies, based in Rochester, New York, has been awarded a significant contract worth $246.4 million to produce tactical radios and related equipment for the U.S. Air Force Tactical Air Control Party-Modernization program. The contract includes the manufacturing of radios, ancillary parts, test sets, test stations, and radio repair services. The work will be conducted in Rochester, New York, and is expected to be completed by December 2028.
- Contract details: L3Harris Technologies has secured a firm-fixed-price, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract worth $246.4 million to produce tactical radios and ancillary parts for the U.S. Air Force Tactical Air Control Party-Modernization program.
- Scope of work: The contract includes the production of tactical radios, amplifiers, cables, mounts, as well as radio test sets and test stations. L3Harris Technologies will also provide radio repair services as part of the contract.
- Sole source action: This contract was not competitively procured, with L3Harris Technologies being the sole source for the required radios and repairs. The company is the original equipment manufacturer, and no other suppliers or services were deemed suitable to meet the agency’s requirements.
- Timelines and funding: The work is expected to be completed by December 2028. The contract will be funded by fiscal 2023 operations and maintenance (Air Force) appropriation account funds, with an initial obligation of $137,552 at the time of award.