Harris Awarded $50 M from Nation in Middle East for Integrated Tactical Communication System
Harris Corporation (NYSE:HRS), has received an order valued at more than $50 million from a nation in the Middle East to deliver a secure, integrated tactical area communications solution using Falcon III® wideband tactical radios.
As part of this Integrated Tactical Area Communications System (ITACS) solution, the nation is acquiring Harris’ software-defined radios to provide mobile, net-centric capabilities to its armed forces. The solution supports the latest wideband and narrowband networking waveforms and enables country-wide voice and data capabilities for critical missions. This allows forward-deployed teams to stay in constant communications with commanders at operating bases and headquarters.
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"The Harris ITACS enables this nation to make a rapid transition to modern, flexible and modular IP-based tactical area communications," said Brendan O'Connell, president, International Business, Harris RF Communications. "The system dramatically improves situational awareness by creating a mobile tactical Internet that delivers voice, data and situational awareness across the country."
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