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Harris Corp wins $1.7 billion U.S. defense contract: Pentagon

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Harris Corp was awarded a $1.7 billion firm-fixed-price, multi-year foreign military sales contract to supply Afghanistan with Harris radios, ancillaries, spare parts and services, the Pentagon said on Wednesday.

It said the contract, inadvertently announced on June 16, is effective on Wednesday.

(Reporting by Eric Beech; Editing by Mohammad Zargham)