Harris Corporation (NYSE:HRS) has been awarded a $51 million Foreign
Military Sales delivery order to provide Falcon III® radios
to a Central European nation – delivering advanced narrowband and
wideband networking capabilities and offering greater interoperability
with U.S. and NATO allies for coalition operations.
Under the award, Harris will provide Falcon III® AN/PRC-158,
AN/PRC-160, AN/PRC-152A and AN/PRC-117G manpack and handheld radios as
part of the country’s modernization program. Key radios features include:
multi-channel manpack: features a two-channel, software-defined
architecture with integrated cross-banding between waveforms,
providing new advanced capabilities while maintaining backward
interoperability with legacy radios.
wideband HF/VHF manpack radio: the only stand-alone solution that,
in the absence of satellite communications, provides long-range
communications at data speeds up to 10 times greater than any existing
high frequency radio.
multiband handheld: a wideband networking handheld radio that
provides simultaneous voice, video and data in a small form-factor,
with mobile ad-hoc networking capabilities. Harris has delivered more
than 45,000 AN/PRC-152A radios worldwide.
manpack: a combat proven, software-defined radio that is easily
upgradeable with new waveforms, such as MUOS; also is NINE Suite B
encrypted, allowing users to securely and easily interoperate with
U.S., NATO and regional partners. More than 50,000 AN/PRC-117G radios
have been delivered to customers around the world.
“Our customer requires advanced, highly secure communication networks
that provide interoperability with their NATO partners,” said
Christopher Aebli, vice president and general manager, International
Tactical Communications. “These modern, software defined radios meet our
customer’s current requirements and are upgradeable to address future
About Harris Corporation
Harris Corporation is a leading technology innovator, solving customers’
toughest mission-critical challenges by providing solutions that
connect, inform and protect. Harris supports government and commercial
customers in more than 100 countries and has approximately $6 billion in
annual revenue. The company is organized into three business segments:
Communication Systems, Electronic Systems and Space and Intelligence
Systems. Learn more at harris.com.
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