Harris Corporation Awarded $20 Million in Orders to Provide Tactical Radios to Middle East and North African Nations

Highlights:

  • Systems provide mobile command and control in armored vehicles
  • Includes radios and associated equipment and support services
  • Strengthens Harris’ position as preferred provider of tactical communications solutions

ROCHESTER, N.Y.--()--Harris Corporation (NYSE:HRS) has been awarded $20 million in orders from the U.S. Army Communications-Electronics Command (CECOM) to modernize defense force communications for several Middle East and North African Nations. The orders were received under the Foreign Military Sales (FMS) program.

Harris will provide Single Channel Ground and Airborne Radio System (SINCGARS) vehicular radios, which will deliver real-time mobile command and control of armored assets over secure voice and data communication links. The Harris SINCGARS radio serves as the secure voice communications backbone for ground forces in more than 30 countries.

"The Harris radio communication systems offer robust command and control capabilities and will serve as a force multiplier for front-line, armored vehicles,” said Chris Young, president, Harris Communication Systems.

About Harris Corporation

Harris Corporation is a leading technology innovator, solving our customers’ toughest mission-critical challenges by providing solutions that connect, inform and protect. Harris supports customers in more than 125 countries, has approximately $8 billion in annual revenue and 22,000 employees worldwide. The company is organized into four business segments: Communication Systems, Space and Intelligence Systems, Electronic Systems, and Critical Networks. Learn more 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 value or expected value of orders, contracts or programs are forward-looking and involve risk 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 Communication Systems
Tim White, 260-451-7145
tim.white@harris.com
or
Harris Corporation
Jim Burke, 321-727-9131
jim.burke@harris.com

Release Summary

Harris Corporation Awarded $20 Million in Orders to Provide Tactical Radios to Middle East and North African Nations

Contacts

Harris Communication Systems
Tim White, 260-451-7145
tim.white@harris.com
or
Harris Corporation
Jim Burke, 321-727-9131
jim.burke@harris.com