Harris Corporation (NYSE:HRS), an international communications and information technology company, has received $15 million in orders from a nation in Latin America for public safety and tactical radios and accessories. This Harris equipment will be integrated into the country's new wireless digital voice and data network for national security applications.
Harris will provide the customer with Falcon very-high frequency (VHF) and high-frequency (HF) tactical radios and portable land mobile radios and accessories. The radios will operate on the country's Harris OpenSky® mission-critical radio system to provide federal officials and armed forces with interoperable voice and data communications to help protect strategic installations.
"Harris is uniquely positioned to address converging defense and internal security missions," said Brendan O'Connell, president, International Business, Harris RF Communication. "These new Harris tactical and land mobile radios will enhance the capabilities of this nation's forces to coordinate their efforts to provide safety and security to its citizens."
The Falcon III® RF-7800V is a next-generation VHF tactical radio that delivers advanced mission-critical management and data capabilities to deployed personnel. The Falcon® RF-5800H is an advanced HF manpack that provides beyond-line-of-sight terrestrial communications and offers advanced encryption, enhanced frequency hopping and an internal GPS receiver. Harris P5500 portable land mobile radios deliver sophisticated features in a lightweight, compact, resilient package for public safety and mission-critical users alike.
Source: Harris Corporation (NYSE: HRS)
Date: Oct 15, 2012