Harris Receives $5 M from NATO Country for Falcon III Handheld Tactical Radios
- Delivering AN/PRC-152(C) multiband handheld radios for use by NATO armed forces.
- Radios providing line-of-sight and beyond-line-of-sight tactical communications to dismounted warfighters.
- Further establishes Falcon III(r) family as interoperable standard for tactical communications worldwide.
Harris Corporation (NYSE:HRS), an international communications and information technology company, has received a $5.1 million order to supply Falcon III® multiband, multi-mission handheld radios to a NATO nation. The radios will be used to provide line-of-sight and beyond-line-of-sight tactical communications to the country's armed forces personnel.
"The Falcon III AN/PRC-152(C) provides warfighters with high-performance voice and data capabilities necessary for success on a range of missions," said Brendan O�Connell, president, International business, Harris RF Communications. "The Falcon III family of radios offers trusted, combat-proven communications solutions to meet current and emerging mission requirements by armed forces around the world."
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The AN/PRC-152(C) is the most widely deployed JTRS Software Communications Architecture-certified and NSA Type-1 certified handheld radio, with more than 160,000 units deployed worldwide. The radio provides voice and data capabilities over the 30 MHz to 512 MHz frequency range and supports SINCGARS, Havequick II, VHF/UHF AM and FM, APCO P25 and both DAMA and the new Integrated Waveform for satellite communications.
Source : Harris Corporation (NYSE: HRS)
Dec 4, 2014 - London, United Kingdom