Harris Corp. Receives $40 Million Order to Provide Tactical Radios
By Matt O'Hern // May 10, 2013
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BREVARD COUNTY • MELBOURNE, FLORIDA – Harris Corporation has received a $40 million order for Falcon® tactical radios from the Royal Brunei Armed Forces.
According to a press release from Harris, these radios will be part of a broader tactical communications system.
The Royal Brunei announcement comes less than four weeks after Harris landed a $7 million radio contract with U.S. Special Operations Command for the purchase of new Falcon multi-band manpack radios and accessories. In the agreement with Royal Brunei, Harris will supply Brunei’s military with several different models from its Falcon III® family.
The radios provide high-performance line-of-sight and beyond-line-of-sight voice and data communications, including wideband networking. Harris also will provide logistical and customer field support. The order was received in the third quarter of Harris’ 2013 fiscal year.
“Harris radio systems will establish a secure communications backbone for the Royal Brunei Armed Forces and its modernization program,” said Brendan O’Connell, president, international business, Harris RF Communications.
“These tactical systems will enhance situational awareness and speed decision-making.”
• Radios will establish a secure communications backbone for Brunei’s modernization program. • Will allow Brunei users to send voice and data over longer distances. • Order reflects continued Harris leadership in addressing transition to wideband tactical communications.
Harris RF Communications is the leading 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 U.S. military’s Joint Tactical Radio System (JTRS) requirements, as well as network-centric operations worldwide.
Harris RF Communications is also a leading 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.
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