Harris Receives $23 M from Middle East Nation for Wideband Tactical Communications System
- Delivering radios, accessories, support in next phase of tactical radio modernization program.
- Harris Falcon III radios provide forces with tactical Internet wherever they are on the battlefield.
- Broadens Harris' international leadership in wideband tactical communications.
Harris Corporation (NYSE:HRS), an international communications and information technology company, has received a $23 million order from a country in the Middle East as part of its tactical communications modernization program.
Harris will provide the country with Falcon III® radios, accessories, software, service and support as part of a transformational wideband tactical communications system. The system provides battlefield forces with greater command and control and situational awareness by transmitting tactical voice, video and data.
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The system integrates a full suite of software-defined radios from the Harris Falcon III® RF-7800 family. This includes the lightweight RF-7800S, a soldier personal radio for full-duplex voice and data communications over 2 kilometers; the RF-7800M for wideband mobile ad-hoc networking; and the RF-7800W High-Capacity Line-of-Sight Internet Protocol radio for high-speed backhaul data communications. The order also includes networking components, accessories and spares.
"Harris is helping customers transition legacy tactical communications to modern networked wideband systems,'' said Brendan O'Connell, president, International Business, Harris RF Communications. "These systems provide security forces with critical real-time tactical information in all forms - voice, video, imagery, position location, mapping and more.''
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