Harris Corporation Receives $55 Million in Orders from International Customer for Falcon Tactical Radios
- Providing Falcon® tactical radios to international customer to address range of communication requirements.
- Radios deliver both high-frequency and very-high-frequency capabilities and are part of larger battlefield communication system.
- Further establishes Falcon family as international standard for interoperable tactical communications.
MELBOURNE, Fla. & ROCHESTER, N.Y.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Harris Corporation (NYSE: HRS ) , an international communications and information technology company, has received $55 million in orders from an international customer to deliver both line-of-sight and beyond-line-of-sight tactical communications capabilities from the Falcon line of tactical radios. The order represents the next phase of the country’s tactical radio modernization program.
The customer is acquiring Falcon RF-5800H high frequency and RF-5800V very high frequency radios and accessories. These radios will be deployed as part of a larger battlefield communications system.
The RF-5800H is an advanced high frequency manpack radio that delivers reliable beyond-line-of-site terrestrial voice and data communications, reduced size and weight and extended battery life. The RF-5800V provides full software-defined combat net radio capabilities, including frequency hopping and secure digital voice.
"For defense and homeland security missions, the Harris Falcon radio family sets the standard for reliable and highly-secure tactical communications," said Brendan O'Connell, president, International Business, Harris RF Communications.
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 and supports 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.
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