Harris Corporation Receives $40 Million Order to Provide Falcon Tactical Radios to Royal Brunei Armed Forces
Radios will establish a secure communications backbone for Brunei's modernization program.
Will allow Brunei users to send voice and data over longer distances.
Order reflects continued Harris leadership in addressing transition to wideband tactical communications.
MELBOURNE, Fla. & ROCHESTER, N.Y.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Harris Corporation (NYS: HRS) , an international communications and information technology company, has received a $40 million order for Falcon® tactical radios from the Royal Brunei Armed Forces. The radios will be part of a broader tactical communications system.
Harris will supply Brunei's military with several different models from its Falcon III® family. The radios provide high-performance line-of-sight and beyond-line-of-sight voice and data communications, including wideband networking. Harris also will provide logistical and customer field support. The order was received in the third quarter of Harris' 2013 fiscal year.
"Harris radio systems will establish a secure communications backbone for the Royal Brunei Armed Forces and its modernization program,'' said Brendan O'Connell, president, international business, Harris RF Communications. "These tactical systems will enhance situational awareness and speed decision-making.''
Additional information on the Harris Falcon family of radios is available at www.harris.com/wideband.
Harris RF Communications is the leading global supplier of secure radio communications and embedded high-grade encryption solutions for military, government and commercial organizations. The company's Falcon® family of software-defined tactical radio systems encompasses manpack, handheld and vehicular applications. Falcon III is the next generation of radios supporting the U.S. military's Joint Tactical Radio System (JTRS) requirements, as well as 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.
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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