BEAVERTON, Ore., June 29 (UPI) -- U.S. companies Harris Corp. and Tektronix Component Solutions are entering a strategic partnership to aid in the innovation of next-generation products.
The strategic arrangement, which builds on a long-established relationship, will also enhance both organizations' ability to deliver greater value to mutual customers in the defense industry.
"We value Tektronix Component Solutions' dedication to quality and stability for long-term defense programs," said Ron Kerns, subcontracts manager, Harris Corp. "The creation of this relationship reflects that value and our desire to turn a solid working relationship into a great partnership for the continued development of advanced communications systems."
The agreement, in effect now, is intended to enhance collaboration, share technology and strategy development, improve program execution and, ultimately, enable greater growth for both companies.
Through the agreement, the two companies will look to translate the communications expertise of Harris and Tektronix Component Solutions' microelectronics engineering skills to better meet evolving customer needs for greater performance while reducing size, weight and power.
Tektronix Component Solutions and Harris have worked together for more than a decade to develop and deliver high-performance intra-aircraft communications systems for next-generation military aircraft, including the F-22A Raptor and F-35 Lightning II Joint Strike Fighter
Individual products have included multi-chip modules, fiber-optic transmitters and receivers, and electro-optic transceivers.