Harris Receives $55 M from the Australian Defence Force
- Company to provide support services under performance-based, turnkey program
- ADF uses radios for enhanced, networked battlefield communications
- Contract further strengthens partnership between Harris and ADF
Harris Corporation (NYSE:HRS) has received a $55 million order to provide the Australian Defence Force (ADF) with comprehensive technical and logistics support for Harris tactical radios that enhance the nation's networked battlefield communications.
Harris will provide maintenance, training, warehouse and distribution, and engineering support under a turnkey, performance-based contracting model to support the Joint Project 2072 Battlespace Communications program. The ADF uses Harris Falcon III® multiband, multi-mode radios in manpack, handheld and vehicular configurations for wideband tactical networking capabilities, as well as line-of-sight, ground-to-air and tactical satellite communications.
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"The wide-ranging technical and logistics support will optimize the investment the Australian government has made in Harris tactical radios and strengthen our long-term, collaborative relationship," said Alan Callaghan, vice president, International Sales and Managing Director, Asia Pacific, Harris RF Communications.
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