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June 9th, 2015

Harris Brings Their Tactical Radio Expertise To Support The Australian Defence Force

[SatNews] Harris Corporation (NYSE:HRS) has received a $55 million order to provide the Australian Defence Force (ADF) with comprehensive technical and logistics support for Harris tactical radios that enhance the nation’s networked battlefield communications.

Harris will provide maintenance, training, warehouse and distribution, and engineering support under a turnkey, performance-based contracting model to support the Joint Project 2072 Battlespace Communications program. The ADF uses Harris Falcon III® multiband, multi-mode radios in manpack, handheld and vehicular configurations for wideband tactical networking capabilities, as well as line-of-sight, ground-to-air and tactical satellite communications.

Executive Comment

“The wide-ranging technical and logistics support will optimize the investment the Australian government has made in Harris tactical radios and strengthen our long-term, collaborative relationship,” said Alan Callaghan, vice president, International Sales and Managing Director, Asia Pacific, Harris RF Communications.