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UNITED STATES
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION

WASHINGTON, D.C. 20549

FORM 8-K

CURRENT REPORT

Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934

     
Date of Report (Date of Earliest Event Reported):   February 4, 2013

HARRIS CORPORATION
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(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)

     
Delaware 1-3863 34-0276860
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(State or other jurisdiction
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(Commission
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(I.R.S. Employer
of incorporation) File Number) Identification No.)
      
1025 West NASA Blvd., Melbourne, Florida   32919
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(Address of principal executive offices)
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(Zip Code)
     
Registrant’s telephone number, including area code:   (321) 727-9100

Not Applicable
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Former name or former address, if changed since last report

 

Check the appropriate box below if the Form 8-K filing is intended to simultaneously satisfy the filing obligation of the registrant under any of the following provisions:

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Item 7.01
  Regulation FD Disclosure.

The information contained in this Current Report on Form 8-K that is furnished under this Item 7.01, including the accompanying Exhibit 99.1, is being furnished pursuant to Item 7.01 of Form 8-K and shall not be deemed to be “filed” for purposes of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended (the “Exchange Act”), or otherwise subject to the liability of that section. The information contained in this Current Report on Form 8-K that is furnished under this Item 7.01, including the accompanying Exhibit 99.1, shall not be incorporated by reference into any filing under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, or the Exchange Act, whether made before or after the date hereof, except as shall be expressly set forth by specific reference in such a filing.

On February 4, 2013, Harris Corporation (“Harris”) issued a press release announcing the completion of the sale of Harris’ Broadcast Communications Division (“Broadcast Communications”) to an affiliate of The Gores Group, LLC for $225 million, which includes $160 million in cash, a $15 million subordinated promissory note and an earnout of up to $50 million based on future performance.  A copy of the press release is furnished herewith as Exhibit 99.1 to this report and is incorporated herein by reference.  Harris’ Current Reports on Form 8-K dated December 6, 2012 and December 11, 2012 related to Harris’ signing of an agreement to sell Broadcast Communications to an affiliate of The Gores Group, LLC included additional information regarding the terms of the agreement, including the subordinated promissory note and the earnout.

  

Item 9.01. Financial Statements and Exhibits.

(d) Exhibits.

The following exhibit is furnished herewith:

         
Exhibit    
Number   Description                                                                                                                              
  99.1    
Press Release, issued by Harris Corporation on February 4, 2013 (furnished pursuant to Item 7.01 and not filed). 


SIGNATURES

Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.

         
    HARRIS CORPORATION
          
February 4, 2013   By:   Gary L. McArthur
       
        Name: Gary L. McArthur
        Title: Senior Vice President & Chief Financial Officer


Exhibit Index


     
Exhibit No.   Description

 
99.1
  Press Release, issued by Harris Corporation on February 4, 2013 (furnished pursuant to Item 7.01 and not filed).