Federal Contractor Misconduct Database (FCMD)

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Harris Corporation

5 instances of misconduct since 1995 | $1.6M in penalties

Harris is an international communications and information technology company serving government and commercial markets in more than 150 countries. The company has annual sales of over $3 billion and more than 13,000 employees — including 5,500 engineers and scientists — dedicated to the development of communications products, systems, and services. In October 2018 it was announced that Harris would merge with L3 Technologies to create a new company, L3 Harris Technologies.

Correspondence Date
Letter to Harris Corporation 4/10/2007
Second Letter to Harris Corp. 6/4/2008
FY Rank Contract Awards
2020 N/A $372.2M
2019 N/A $363.0M
2018 #20 $3,266.4M
2017 #16 $3,194.4M
2016 #16 $3,199.8M
2015 #20 $2,408.5M
2014 #28 $1,915.6M
2013 #24 $2,261.0M
2012 #33 $2,256.8M
2011 #32 $2,124.6M

5 Instances of Misconduct since 1995

Date Instance Penalty
9/13/2016 SEC v. Ping (Chinese Subsidiary Bribery)
Harris Corporation
1/23/2015 U.S. v. Glenn (Accessing And Removing Classified Information From Military Computers)
Harris Corporation
8/4/2005 Patent Infringement
Harris Corporation
3/18/2003 Boyd v. Harris Corporation (Workers’ Compensation)
Harris Corporation
6/21/1995 Improperly Obtaining Information to Win a Government Contract
Harris Corporation

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