MELBOURNE, FL/ROCHESTER, NY — Harris Corporation (NYSE:HRS), an international communications and information technology company, has received $28 million in orders to supply Falcon tactical radios to a nation in Latin America. The radios will be used to provide a mission-critical tactical communications system to counter drug smuggling and other international cross-border criminal activities.
The nation is acquiring Falcon III® RF-7800S Secure Personal Radios and RF-7800V Combat Net Radios, along with Falcon II® RF-5800H High Frequency Radios for improved communications interoperability between U.S. and partner forces.
Other announcements are as follows:
- A $36 million order from a NATO country for Falcon high-frequency (HF) tactical radios. The Falcon II® AN/PRC-150(C) HF radio will provide the nation’s special forces with Type-1 secure voice and data communications for beyond-line-of-sight environments. Harris is providing this nation with AN/PRC-150 radios in both manpack and vehicular configurations.
- A $49 million order to provide a nation in the Middle East with integrated tactical communications. Harris is providing this nation with advanced Falcon® high-frequency, very-high-frequency, and multiband radios. These radios will be tightly integrated with vehicular intercom systems in support of a command, control, communications, computers, intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance network. The network will support military and security forces.
- A $100 million follow-on order to provide multiband handheld and high-frequency manpack tactical radios to the Australian Department of Defence. Harris will deliver the radios in the latest phase of the Joint Project 2072 modernization program. The Australian military forces are fielding and deploying additional Falcon III® AN/PRC-152 handheld radios and vehicular adapters as well as Falcon II® AN/PRC-150(C) high-frequency manpack radios.
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 billion of annual revenue and about 14,000 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.