Harris Corporation Receives $25 Million Order from NATO Nation for Tactical Wideband Radio Communications

Highlights:

  • Supplying armed forces with manpack and handheld radios for battlefield communications
  • Radios enable secure communications interoperability
  • Broadens Falcon III® radios as standard for interoperable tactical communications solutions

ROCHESTER, N.Y.--()--Harris Corporation (NYSE:HRS) has received a $25 million order from a NATO nation for Falcon III® manpack and handheld tactical radios. The radios will provide the country’s armed forces with a secure, field-proven wideband tactical communications solution.

The nation is acquiring Falcon III AN/PRC-117G manpack and AN/PRC-152A handheld radios. Both radios are equipped with the Harris Adaptive Networking Wideband Waveform, which enables military forces to leverage advanced battle management applications such as collaborative chat, streaming video and intelligence collection.

“Harris’ field-proven Falcon III products and systems continue to meet the growing demands for wideband data and tactical networking in countries around the world,” said Brendan O'Connell, president, Tactical Communications, Harris RF Communications. “Our radios seamlessly connect NATO and allied forces by making it easier to securely exchange voice, data and situational awareness, even while on the move.”

Harris RF Communications is the leading global supplier of secure radio communications and embedded high-grade encryption solutions for military, government, and commercial organizations. The company’s Falcon® family of software-defined tactical radio systems encompasses manpack, handheld, and vehicular applications. Falcon III® is the next generation of radios supporting the U.S. military's Joint Tactical Radio System (JTRS) requirements, as well as network-centric operations worldwide. Harris RF Communications is also a leading supplier of assured communications® systems and equipment for public safety, utility, and transportation markets — with products ranging from the most advanced IP voice and data networks to portable and mobile single- and multiband radios.

About Harris Corporation

Harris is an international communications and information technology company serving government and commercial markets in more than 125 countries. Headquartered in Melbourne, Florida, the company has approximately $5 billion of annual revenue and about 13,000 employees – including 6,000 engineers and scientists. Harris is dedicated to developing best-in-class assured communications® products, systems, and services. Additional information about Harris Corporation is available at harris.com.

Forward-Looking Statements

This press release contains forward-looking statements that reflect management's current expectations, assumptions and estimates of future performance and economic conditions. Such statements are made in reliance upon the safe harbor provisions of Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933 and Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934. The company cautions investors that any forward-looking statements are subject to risks and uncertainties that may cause actual results and future trends to differ materially from those matters expressed in or implied by such forward-looking statements. Statements about the expected value of the program to Harris are forward-looking and involve risks and uncertainties. Harris disclaims any intention or obligation to update or revise any forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events, or otherwise.

Contacts

RF Communications
Karen Craft, 585-242-3520
kcraft@harris.com
or
Corporate Headquarters
Jim Burke, 321-727-9131
jim.burke@harris.com

Contacts

RF Communications
Karen Craft, 585-242-3520
kcraft@harris.com
or
Corporate Headquarters
Jim Burke, 321-727-9131
jim.burke@harris.com