) recently announced that it has won a contract worth $42 million
from Chester County, Pennto to set up a superior technology
called Project 25 (P25) Phase II system, wherein the company will
set up an emergency communications system across the city to
offer better coverage, interoperability with nearby radio
Harris will mount remote transmitter and receiver sites and
alter the microwave system that joins the remote sites to the
9-1-1 operations center in the county Government Services Center
and the South Coatesville Site.
The emergency responders, which include new mobile radios,
portable radios and control stations for emergency responder
applications, will be updated by Harris by changing the county's
9-1-1 consoles and equipment. After completion of the task, the
company will retain the new system for next 8 years.
Harris currently carries a Zacks Rank #3 (Hold).
Other Stocks to Consider
Some other stocks in the defense sector and public safety are
General Dynamics Corp.
The Boeing Co.
Motorola Solutions Inc.
). While net earnings of General Dynamics missed the Zacks
Consensus Estimate in the recent quarter Motorola Solutions and
Boeing handily beats the Zacks Consensus Estimates. Boeing
currently has a Zacks Rank #2 (Buy), while both Motorola
Solutions and General Dynamics carry Zacks Rank #3 (Hold).
Harris Corporation, based in Melbourne, Fla, remains one of
the leaders in the public safety and professional communication
market and boasts products ranging from industry leading
multi-band, multi-mode radios, public safety-grade broadband
voice, video and data solutions.
BOEING CO (BA): Free Stock Analysis Report
GENL DYNAMICS (GD): Free Stock Analysis
HARRIS CORP (HRS): Free Stock Analysis Report
To read this article on Zacks.com click here.