Harris Receives $12 M to Supply Tactical Radio Systems to Philippines Armed Forces
- Radios provide secure voice and data connectivity in vehicular and handheld configurations
- Part of an ongoing modernization program for the Armed Forces of the Philippines
- Order represents continued international standardization on the Harris Falcon platform
Harris Corporation (NYSE:HRS) has received a $12 million order to provide the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) with Harris Falcon III ® tactical vehicular radios, intercom systems and handheld radios, as part of a communications modernization program.
Harris will provide the Light Armored Division of the Philippine Army with the Falcon RF-7800V Combat Net Radio integrated into the RF-7800I Intercom Systems. This comprehensive solution for in-vehicle voice and data communications delivers secure tactical network connectivity. Harris also will provide the Falcon RF-7800V handheld VHF Combat Net Radio for general use by the Army.
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"These radios will provide soldiers in the Philippine Army with advanced command and control, and real-time situational awareness capabilities," said Brendan O'Connell, president, Tactical Communications, Harris Communication Systems. "They also will have secure interoperability with more than 15,000 Harris Falcon radios currently fielded within the AFP."
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