Harris Receives $40 M to Provide Falcon Tactical Radios to Royal Brunei Armed Forces
- Radios will establish a secure communications backbone for Brunei's modernization program.
- Will allow Brunei users to send voice and data over longer distances.
- Order reflects continued Harris leadership in addressing transition to wideband tactical communications.
Harris Corporation (NYSE:HRS), an international communications and information technology company, has received a $40 million order for Falcon® tactical radios from the Royal Brunei Armed Forces. The radios will be part of a broader tactical communications system.
Harris will supply Brunei's military with several different models from its Falcon III® family. The radios provide high-performance line-of-sight and beyond-line-of-sight voice and data communications, including wideband networking. Harris also will provide logistical and customer field support. The order was received in the third quarter of Harris' 2013 fiscal year.
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"Harris radio systems will establish a secure communications backbone for the Royal Brunei Armed Forces and its modernization program," said Brendan O'Connell, president, international business, Harris RF Communications. "These tactical systems will enhance situational awareness and speed decision-making."
Source : Harris Corporation (NYSE: HRS)