Harris Corporation Receives $74 Million in Orders from International Customer for Tactical Radio Modernization

Highlights:

  • Harris Falcon® tactical radios to address range of communication requirements
  • Radios establish crucial communication links for beyond line-of-sight environments
  • Further establishes Falcon family as international standard for interoperable tactical communications

ROCHESTER, N.Y.--()--Harris Corporation (NYSE:HRS) has received $74 million in orders from an international customer to deliver Falcon® tactical radios as the next phase of the country’s tactical communications modernization program.

Harris will provide the full range of communication capabilities from its Falcon series, including very high-frequency radios and high-frequency radios. The radios provide full software-defined combat net radio capabilities, including frequency hopping and secure digital voice. The nation is also acquiring Harris’ HF manpack radio which delivers reliable beyond-line-of-site terrestrial voice and data communications, reduced size and weight, and extended battery life.

“Our tactical radios form the backbone of critically important systems that enable forces to communicate by voice and data in a range of missions, including defense and homeland security,” said Brendan O’Connell, president, Tactical Communications, Harris RF Communications. “Harris offers the world's most advanced digital HF radio family that delivers highly reliable and secure communications for missions that require beyond-line-of-sight capabilities.”

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

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

Contacts

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