Harris Corporation Receives $23 Million Order from Middle East Nation for Wideband Tactical Communic
Harris Corporation Receives $23 Million Order from Middle East Nation for Wideband Tactical Communications System
- Delivering radios, accessories, support in next phase of tactical radio modernization program.
- Harris Falcon III radios provide forces with tactical Internet wherever they are on the battlefield.
- Broadens Harris' international leadership in wideband tactical communications.
MELBOURNE, Fla. & ROCHESTER, N.Y.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Harris Corporation (NYS: HRS) , an international communications and information technology company, has received a $23 million order from a country in the Middle East as part of its tactical communications modernization program.
Harris will provide the country with Falcon III® radios, accessories, software, service and support as part of a transformational wideband tactical communications system. The system provides battlefield forces with greater command and control and situational awareness by transmitting tactical voice, video and data.
The system integrates a full suite of software-defined radios from the Harris Falcon III® RF-7800 family. This includes the lightweight RF-7800S, a soldier personal radio for full-duplex voice and data communications over 2 kilometers; the RF-7800M for wideband mobile ad-hoc networking; and the RF-7800W High-Capacity Line-of-Sight Internet Protocol radio for high-speed backhaul data communications. The order also includes networking components, accessories and spares.
"Harris is helping customers transition legacy tactical communications to modern networked wideband systems,'' said Brendan O'Connell, president, International Business, Harris RF Communications. "These systems provide security forces with critical real-time tactical information in all forms — voice, video, imagery, position location, mapping and more.''
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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