L3Harris to Provide Services for MSC Vessels

AYER, Mass. — L3Harris Technologies has been awarded a five-year indefinite delivery, indefinite quantity contract from the U.S. Navy’s Military Sealift Command to provide product support services for ship control products installed on its vessels, the company said in an Aug. 4 release.  

The work scope includes repair and maintenance of the control systems onboard the Henry J. Kaiser-class oilers (T-AO-187/199) and other MSC vessels. L3Harris will conduct appraisals, inspections, reports, repairs, and tests regularly throughout the contract period and any option years exercised under the contract. Required services include shipboard performance, onsite service during sea trials and in-shop engineering support. 

MSC operates vessels that replenish Navy ships, conduct specialized missions and pre-position combat cargo at sea to support deployed U.S. forces and coalition partners.  

“L3Harris is excited to provide ship control product support and services for the MSC vessels to enhance operational performance and specialized missions,” said Don Hairston, vice president and general manager, C5 Systems, L3Harris. “Our reliable engineering services and ship control performance enable these critical vessels to conduct missions around the world.”