Harris Corporation Receives $6 Million Order from U.S. Department of Defense
Harris Corporation has received a $6 million order from the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) for tactical radio accessory kits for the Falcon III® AN/PRC-117G multiband manpack radio. The Army is procuring these kits to enable warfighters to communicate using the embedded L-Band functionality of the radio. The JTRS-Certified Falcon III® AN/PRC-117G is the world's most widely fielded tactical wideband networking radio, delivering enhanced situational awareness by connecting warfighters to the tactical Internet.
“These kits will enable the U.S. forces to extend in-vehicle voice and data communications in the L-Band range,’’ said George Helm, president, Department of Defense Business, Harris RF Communications. Harris is focused on addressing both current and emerging requirements for improved battlefield communications.’’
Harris RF Communications is a supplier of secure radio communications and embedded high-grade encryption solutions for military, government and commercial organizations. The company's Falcon® III is a software-defined tactical radio system encompasses manpack and vehicular applications. Falcon III is the next generation of radios supporting the U.S. military's network-centric operations worldwide. For additional information about Harris Corporation is available at http://harris.com.