Harris Awarded IDIQ Contract to Provide Tactical and Land Mobile Radios to US International Partners
Harris Corp., an international communications and information technology company, has been awarded an indefinite delivery, indefinite quantity (IDIQ) contract with a potential total value of $475 M to supply military and land mobile radio systems to international partners of the US State Department and US Department of Defense. The five-year contract, awarded by the US Army's Communications Electronics Command (CECOM), certifies Harris as a provider of radios, accessories, communication systems and services to assist US partners with their tactical communication needs. The contract is part of the US government's Foreign Military Sales program, which support coalition building and interoperability through sales of defense equipment, training and services. The contract covers the Harris RF Falcon II® and Falcon III® radio portfolio—such as the RF-7800M Multiband Networking, and RF-7800S Secure Personal radios—as well as public safety and professional communications land mobile radios.
Harris RF Communications is a 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 US military's Joint Tactical Radio System (JTRS) requirements, as well as network-centric operations worldwide. Harris RF Communications is also a 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.