[SatNews] Harris Corporation (NYSE:HRS) has received $74 million in orders from an international customer to deliver Falcon® tactical radios as the next phase of the country’s tactical communications modernization program.
Harris will provide the full range of communication capabilities from its Falcon series, including very high-frequency radios and high-frequency radios. The radios provide full software-defined combat net radio capabilities, including frequency hopping and secure digital voice. The nation is also acquiring Harris’ HF manpack radio which delivers reliable beyond-line-of-site terrestrial voice and data communications, reduced size and weight, and extended battery life.
“Our tactical radios form the backbone of critically important systems that enable forces to communicate by voice and data in a range of missions, including defense and homeland security,” said Brendan O’Connell, president, Tactical Communications, Harris RF Communications. “Harris offers the world's most advanced digital HF radio family that delivers highly reliable and secure communications for missions that require beyond-line-of-sight capabilities.”
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 multi-band radios.