Harris Receives $55 M from International Customer for Falcon Tactical Radios

Harris Corporation (NYSE:HRS), an international communications and information technology company, has received $55 million in orders from an international customer to deliver both line-of-sight and beyond-line-of-sight tactical communications capabilities from the Falcon line of tactical radios. The order represents the next phase of the country's tactical radio modernization program.

The customer is acquiring Falcon RF-5800H high frequency and RF-5800V very high frequency radios and accessories. These radios will be deployed as part of a larger battlefield communications system.

The RF-5800H is an advanced high frequency manpack radio that delivers reliable beyond-line-of-site terrestrial voice and data communications, reduced size and weight and extended battery life. The RF-5800V provides full software-defined combat net radio capabilities, including frequency hopping and secure digital voice.

"For defense and homeland security missions, the Harris Falcon radio family sets the standard for reliable and highly-secure tactical communications," said Brendan O'Connell, president, International Business, Harris RF Communications.

Source: Harris Corporation (NYSE: HRS)
Date: Jun 17, 2013