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Harris Receives $11 M from African Nation for Falcon III Tactical Radios

  • Radios provide wideband, networking communications over extended ranges
  • Part of initiative to transition from legacy voice radios to high-bandwidth tactical radios
  • Strengthens Harris' position as preferred provider of tactical communications solutions

Harris Corporation (NYSE:HRS) has received an $11 million order from an African nation to supply its Falcon III® multiband, multimission radios as part of an ongoing modernization effort.

The order includes the RF-7800H-MP wideband tactical manpack radio, which delivers expanded data capabilities in long-range, beyond-line-of-sight environments; the RF-7850M-HH multiband networking handheld radio, the first international radio to offer wideband communications and mobile, ad-hoc networking along with legacy narrowband waveforms; and the RF-7800V-HH VHF Combat Net Radio (CNR), which provides the ability to communicate with greater speed and range, achieving information superiority on the battlefield.

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"Harris’ Falcon III radios will support the customer's need for simultaneous, secure voice and high-bandwidth data across a wide range of military missions,” said Chris Young, president, Harris Communication Systems. "Our strong presence in the region, coupled with our ongoing investment in advancing Falcon® solutions, enables us to transition customers from their legacy, voice-dominated tactical radios to networked wideband tactical radios."

Source : Harris Corporation (NYSE: HRS) - view original press release

Published on ASDNews: Mar 29, 2016


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