Harris Corporation Passes Pre-Ship Review for NOAA’s GOES-R Ground Segment Infrastructure; Begins Delivery and Installation Phase

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Highlights:
• Systems will support over 40 times increase in meteorological data to be ingested, processed and distributed compared to current satellites.
• Delivery and installation of the first 89 racks of equipment and software to be completed in April 2014.
• Harris is the prime contractor and systems integrator for the GOES-R Series Ground Segment.

MELBOURNE, Fla. — Harris Corporation (NYSE:HRS) has passed a critical pre-shipment review and initiated a phased delivery and installation of hardware and software that will form the network infrastructure for the ground segment of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite – R Series (GOES-R) program.

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ATK Reports FY14 Third Quarter Operating Results

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ATK Third Quarter Year-Over-Year Sales Increased 14 Percent; Year-Over-Year Operating Income Up 37 Percent
ATK Increases FY14 Sales, EPS, and Free Cash Flow Guidance
ATK Board of Directors Declares 23 Percent Increase to Quarterly Dividend and Extends Share Repurchase Program

ARLINGTON, Va., Jan. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — ATK (NYSE: ATK) today reported operating results for the third quarter of its Fiscal Year 2014, which ended on Dec. 29, 2013. Orders for the quarter were $1.3 billion, down from $1.4 billion in the prior-year quarter. This brings the year-to-date book-to-bill ratio to approximately 1.0, which is down from 1.2 in the prior-year quarter. The decrease was driven by lower orders in the Sporting and Defense Groups, offset by an increase in the Aerospace Group. Some of the decrease in Sporting Group orders reflects anticipated normalization following a record volume of orders in FY13. Third quarter year-over-year sales of $1.2 billion were up 14 percent, due to increased sales in the Sporting and Aerospace Groups, partially offset by a sales decline in the Defense Group.

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Walking with the Wounded enters their First Team for ‘The Toughest Foot Race on Earth’

Thursday, January 30, 2014

Walking With The Wounded enters its First Team for ‘The Toughest Foot Race on Earth’: The Marathon des Sables.

From the 4 April to the 14 April, five extraordinary runners will be competing in the The Marathon des Sables to raise money for Walking With The Wounded, in an event nicknamed ‘the toughest foot race on Earth’…for good reason…their levels of endurance will be tested to the limit.

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