Herley to work on $15M Air Force contract
CPBJ Reports: Lancaster County-based Herley Industries Inc. is one of three companies that will work on a $15.5 million contract to manufacture missile control systems for the Air Force, according to the Department of Defense.Herley is listed as a subcontractor to Florida-based technology company Harris Corp., according to the department.
Harris makes control systems, known as warhead replacement tactical telemetry, for missiles fired from F-15 and F-16 fighter jets. The Air Force contract is for 135 such control systems.
Colorado-base Ball Aerospace & Technologies Corp. also will work on the contract, according to the department.It was not clear how much of that work will be done at Herley’s East Hempfield Township facility, which employs about 300 people.Herley has a definitive agreement to be acquired by San Diego-based defense contractor Kratos Defense & Security Solutions Inc.