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July 11th, 2010

Harris... Asian C4I Needs Focuses On Falcon (MILCOM)

[SatNews] Harris Corporation (NYSE: HRS) has received orders totaling $99 million to supply C4I systems, including Falcon tactical radios and sensors, to a military customer in Asia. Harris will provide the customer with the next phase of a comprehensive, multi-level system for C4Icommand and control, communications, computers and intelligence.

This system will include Falcon III® and Falcon II® tactical radios, including the RF-7800S Secure Personal Radio, RF-7800M Multiband Networking Radio, RF-7800V VHF Combat Net Radio, RF-7800W High-Capacity Line-of-Sight Radio, and RF-5800H High Frequency Radio. Radio Details:
  • The Harris Falcon III RF-7800S is a lightweight, wearable personal radio that offers full-duplex voice capability, allowing several soldiers to talk simultaneously with unlimited listeners over a range of more than 2 kilometers
  • The Falcon III RF-7800V provides high-speed data connectivity up to 192 Kbps, making it the fastest VHF combat net radio available. The RF-7800V provides continuous coverage in the 30 to 108 MHZ frequency band at up to 50 watts of power
  • The Falcon III RF-7800M is a wideband tactical radio that provides warfighters with unprecedented situational awareness of the battlefield through wireless, high-bandwidth networked communications over a frequency range of 30 MHz to 2 GHz. Wideband capabilities are provided via the Harris Adaptive Networking Wideband Waveform (ANW2)
  • The Falcon III RF-7800W is a wireless IP networking radio used to establish secure broadband connectivity for mission critical applications over long distances in point-to-point and point-to-multipoint configurations, enabling militaries to finally deploy Ethernet intensive low-latency applications needed to overcome hostile forces
  • The Falcon II RF-5800H is the most advanced HF radio in the world. The radio features Automatic Link Establishment (3G-ALE) data rates up to 9600 bps with advanced error-free protocols, an embedded GPS receiver, MELP (Mixed-Excitation Linear Predictive) digital voice, Citadel encryption, digital ECCM (Electromagnetic Counter-Counter Measure) techniques, and a built-in Internet Protocol (IP) interface