Harris Corporation Receives $16 Million Order from NATO Nation for Falcon III Tactical Wideband and High Frequency Radios
ROCHESTER, N.Y., March 30, 2015 - Harris Corporation (NYSE:HRS) has received a $16 million order from a NATO nation for both wideband and high-frequency (HF) radios from the company's Falcon(r) line of tactical radios.
The nation is acquiring the Falcon III(r) AN/PRC-117G manpack, AN/PRC-152A handheld, and AN/PRC-150 HF radios, which provide Type-1 secure voice and data communications for wideband networking and beyond-line-of-sight environments.
"The Harris Falcon III tactical radio product line provides reliable interoperability with U.S. and NATO forces, enabling the nation's military personnel to securely and seamlessly communicate during joint missions," said Brendan O'Connell, president, Tactical Communications, Harris RF Communications. "In addition, Falcon III radios also enable high-bandwidth applications for heightened situational awareness such as streaming video, simultaneous voice and data feeds, and collaborative chat."
Harris RF Communicationshttp://www.rfcomm.harris.com/ 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(r) family of software-defined tactical radio systems encompasses manpack, handheld and vehicular applications. Falcon III(r) 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(r) 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 billion of annual revenue and about 13,000 employees - including 6,000 engineers and scientists. Harris is dedicated to developing best-in-class assured communications(r) products, systems, and services. Additional information about Harris Corporation is available at harris.comhttp://www.harris.com/.