Harris awarded $17 million order to supply tactical radios to Middle East nation

Harris square 112Melbourne, FL-based Harris Corporation announced on March 31 that it has received a $17 million order to supply Falcon III® multiband networking radios to a nation in the Middle East as part of a tactical communications modernization program.

The Harris RF-7850M radios will provide wideband networking to forces at the brigade level and below and will deliver command, control, communications, computers, intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (C4ISR) capabilities. The RF-7850M is the first international tactical radio to simultaneously support wideband communications, mobile ad-hoc networking, and legacy narrowband waveforms.

“The RF-7850 represents the latest generation of wideband, software-defined networking radio technology,” said Chris Young, president of Harris Communication Systems. “It will immediately enable our customer to conduct the C4ISR operations that are essential to daily missions.”

Source: Harris Corporation