Harris gets $7 million orders for tactical radios
Jan 11, 2013 (TELECOMWORLDWIRE via COMTEX) --
Harris Corp. (NYSE: HRS) has received $7 million in orders to supply the US Special Operations Command (USSOCOM) with additional Falcon multiband manpack radios and accessories.
The combat-proven Falcon III AN/PRC-117G allows operators to communicate by Type-1 secure voice, video, and wideband data and supports a growing number of network-enabled missions, including intelligence reporting and analysis, collaborative chat, e-mail, biometric enrollments and more.
The Falcon III AN/PRC-117G is the world's most widely fielded next-generation radio, combining line-of-sight, beyond-line-of-sight and wideband communications capabilities in a single lightweight package. The radio provides enhanced battlefield situational awareness by connecting warfighters to the tactical Internet.
Harris has shipped more than 25,000 AN/PRC-117G radios to all branches of the US military as well as more than a dozen allies including Canada, France, the United Kingdom, Germany, Italy, Australia, Poland and several other countries. The radio is combat proven and exhaustively tested in field exercises and laboratory environments, and has been employed as a secure wideband tactical networking radio in Operation Enduring Freedom since 2009.
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. Additional information about Harris Corp. is available at harris.com.
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