Harris Introduces Airborne Mission Radios for Improved International Ground-to-Air Tactical Communications
- New radios enable greater coordination and collaboration between international ground and air forces.
- Leverages technology from Harris' FalconA(r) family of tactical radios.
- Expands Harris leadership in global wideband networking and tactical communications.
Harris Corporation (NYSE:HRS), an international communications and information technology company, has introduced new tactical radios that allow international air and ground forces to work more closely together during joint operations.
Introduced at the Defense Security and Equipment International trade show in London, the new RF 7850A Airborne Networking Mission Radios deliver secure and reliable voice and wideband data communications for ground-to-air missions such as intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (ISR), close-air support, and border patrol.
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"The RF-7850A will allow international forces on the ground and in aircraft to exchange real-time information through interoperable voice, video, images and other ISR applications," said Brendan O'Connell, president, International Business, Harris RF Communications. "With more information in hand, air crews will be able to respond quickly and appropriately, resulting in improved mission success."
The RF-7850A is designed for ease-of-use as a seamless extension of the Harris Falcon family of tactical radios, which are deployed widely around the globe. The radio comes with a simple user interface and embedded applications. It is fully interoperable with all members of the Falcon II® and Falcon III® families, including wideband radios such as the RF-7800M. For wideband networking, the RF-7850A includes the Harris Adaptive Networking Wideband Waveform (ANW2) and the new Time Division Multiple Access (TDMA) Networking Waveform.
Source : Harris Corporation (NYSE: HRS)