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Harris receives $21M from NATO Country for Falcon Multiband Tactical Radios

January 14, 2014
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Harris Corp., an international communications and information technology company, has received $21 million in orders from a NATO country for Falcon® multiband tactical radios. The orders were received during the second quarter of fiscal 2014.

The nation is acquiring Falcon III® AN/PRC-117G manpack and AN/PRC-152A handheld radios that will provide special forces and Army soldiers with wideband networking capabilities, as well line-of-sight, ground-to-air and tactical satellite voice and data communications.

"Harris radios provide leading-edge capabilities in wireless tactical communications for unprecedented situational awareness on the battlefield," said Brendan O'Connell, president, International Business, Harris RF Communications. "Falcon III enables high-bandwidth applications such as streaming video, simultaneous voice and data feeds, collaborative chat, connectivity to secure networks and interoperable combat net radio."

Falcon III is the world's most widely fielded family of next-generation tactical radios. Harris has shipped more than 45,000 of these radios to the U.S. Department of Defense as well as allied forces in more than 15 nations.

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