Harris Corporation Receives $6 Million Order from U.S. Department of Defense for Falcon III Tactical

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Harris Corporation Receives $6 Million Order from U.S. Department of Defense for Falcon III Tactical Radio Accessories

Highlights:

  • Providing accessory kits for AN/PRC-117G, most widely fielded wideband networking radio.
  • Kits were procured to take advantage of embedded L-Band functionality of radios.
  • Order broadens applications for Falcon III wideband tactical radios in support of next-generation battlefield networking requirements.

MELBOURNE, Fla. & ROCHESTER, N.Y.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Harris Corporation (NYS: HRS) , an international communications and information technology company, has received a $6 million order from the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) for tactical radio accessory kits for the Falcon III® AN/PRC-117G multiband manpack radio. The Army is procuring these kits to enable warfighters to communicate using the embedded L-Band functionality of the radio.


The JTRS-Certified Falcon III® AN/PRC-117G is the world's most widely fielded tactical wideband networking radio, delivering enhanced situational awareness by connecting warfighters to the tactical Internet.

"These kits will enable the U.S. forces to extend in-vehicle voice and data communications in the L-Band range,'' said George Helm, president, Department of Defense Business, Harris RF Communications. Harris is focused on addressing both current and emerging requirements for improved battlefield communications.''

Harris RF Communications is a supplier of secure radio communications and embedded high-grade encryption solutions for military, government and commercial organizations. The company's Falcon® III is a software-defined tactical radio system encompasses manpack and vehicular applications. Falcon III is the next generation of radios supporting the U.S. military's network-centric operations worldwide. Harris RF Communications is also a leading supplier of assured communications® systems and equipment for public safety, utility and transportation markets — with products ranging from the most advanced IP voice and data networks to portable and mobile single- and multiband radios.

About Harris Corporation

Harris is an international communications and information technology company serving government and commercial markets in more than 125 countries. Headquartered in Melbourne, Florida, the company has approximately $5.5 billion of annual revenue and about 15,000 employees—including 6,000 engineers and scientists. Harris is dedicated to developing best-in-class assured communications® products, systems and services. Additional information about Harris Corporation is available at harris.com.

Forward-Looking Statements

This press release contains forward-looking statements that reflect management's current expectations, assumptions and estimates of future performance and economic conditions. Such statements are made in reliance upon the safe harbor provisions of Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933 and Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934. The company cautions investors that any forward-looking statements are subject to risks and uncertainties that may cause actual results and future trends to differ materially from those matters expressed in or implied by such forward-looking statements. Statements about the expected value of the program to Harris are forward-looking and involve risks and uncertainties. Harris disclaims any intention or obligation to update or revise any forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events, or otherwise.



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