Harris Corporation receives $25 million order from NATO nation for tactical wideband radio communications
Melbourne, FL-based Harris Corporation has received a $25 million order from a NATO nation for Falcon III® manpack and handheld tactical radios, the company announced March 26. The radios will provide the country’s armed forces with a secure, field-proven wideband tactical communications solution.
The nation is acquiring Falcon III AN/PRC-117G manpack and AN/PRC-152A handheld radios. Both radios are equipped with the Harris Adaptive Networking Wideband Waveform, which enables military forces to leverage advanced battle management applications such as collaborative chat, streaming video and intelligence collection.
“Harris’ field-proven Falcon III products and systems continue to meet the growing demands for wideband data and tactical networking in countries around the world,” said Brendan O’Connell, president, Tactical Communications, Harris RF Communications. “Our radios seamlessly connect NATO and allied forces by making it easier to securely exchange voice, data and situational awareness, even while on the move.”
Harris RF Communications supplies 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, according to the company.
Source: Harris Corporation