Harris Receives $25 M from Government in Middle East for Falcon HF Tactical Radios
- High-frequency tactical radios to provide long-range military communications.
- Radios establish crucial communication links for personnel operating in beyond line-of-sight environments such as mountains or urban areas.
- Contract expands international deployment of Falcon(r) family of tactical radios.
Harris Corporation (NYSE:HRS), an international communications and information technology company, has received a $25 million order from a government in the Middle East for Falcon II® high-frequency tactical radios as part of a military communications modernization program.
Harris will supply this country's armed forces with Falcon II® RF-5800H base stations, vehicular systems and manpack radios to provide beyond line-of-sight terrestrial voice and data communications. The RF-5800H offers advanced features such as Third Generation-Automatic Link Establishment for initiating contact between two HF radios; integrated data link protocols for data sharing such as embedded text messaging and embedded GPS receivers.
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"Harris offers the world's most advanced digital HF radio family for delivering highly reliable and secure communications for missions that require beyond-line-of-sight capabilities," said Brendan O'Connell, president, International Business, Harris RF Communications. "HF radio systems are crucial for delivering up-to-the-minute situational awareness and command and control."
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Source : Harris Corporation (NYSE: HRS)