Harris Lands $7 Million Radio Contract
By Space Coast Daily // April 21, 2013
Provides Soldiers Access To Data, Voice & Video
BREVARD COUNTY • MELBOURNE, FLORIDA – Harris RF Communications, a division of Harris Corp. has announced that it has received a $7 million order from the U.S. Special Operations Command for the purchase of new Falcon multi-band manpack radios and accessories.
“The AN/PRC-117G’s software-defined and upgradeable platform enables Special Operations Forces to use high-speed data, voice and real-time video to address its command and control and intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance requirements,” said George Helm president of the Department of Defense business division of Harris RF Communications.
“Widely deployed across all branches of the U.S. Department of Defense, the AN/PRC-117G meets emerging mission requirements by providing unprecedented situational awareness for dismounted and vehicular warfighters,” he said.
Harris currently employs more than 6,500 in Brevard County.