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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.

"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)

Published on ASDNews: Sep 18, 2012


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