Harris Corporation receives $55 Million order from the Australian Defence Force
Harris Corporation has received a $55 million order to provide the Australian Defence Force (ADF) with comprehensive technical and logistics support for Harris tactical radios that enhance the nation’s networked battlefield communications, the Melbourne, FL-based company announced June 9.
Harris will provide maintenance, training, warehouse and distribution, and engineering support under a turnkey, performance-based contracting model to support the Joint Project 2072 Battlespace Communications program.
The ADF uses Harris Falcon III® multiband, multi-mode radios in manpack, handheld and vehicular configurations for wideband tactical networking capabilities, as well as line-of-sight, ground-to-air and tactical satellite communications.
“The wide-ranging technical and logistics support will optimize the investment the Australian government has made in Harris tactical radios and strengthen our long-term, collaborative relationship,” said Alan Callaghan, vice president, International Sales and Managing Director, Asia Pacific, Harris RF Communications.
Source: Harris Corporation