Harris Corporation Receives $49 Million Order from Nation in Middle East for Vehicular Communication Systems
(ENP Newswire Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) ENP Newswire - 27 December 2013
Release date- 26122013 - MELBOURNE, FL/ROCHESTER, NY-Harris Corporation (NYSE:HRS), an international communications and information technology company, has received a $49 million order to provide a nation in the Middle East with integrated tactical communications.
Harris is providing this nation with advanced Falcon high-frequency, very-high-frequency, and multiband radios. These radios will be tightly integrated with vehicular intercom systems in support of a command, control, communications, computers, intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance network. The network will support military and security forces.
'This solution will enable this nation to communicate seamlessly across the breadth of the entire brigade combat team,' said Brendan O'Connell, president, International Business, Harris RF Communications. 'Harris Falcon radios are increasingly being integrated into tactical area communication systems that connect headquarters to the field through real-time voice and data and ISR feeds.'
In connection with this order, Harris is supplying the RF-7800H wideband high-frequency radio; RF-7800V Combat Net Radio, RF-7800M Multiband Networking Radio and RF-7800I Intercoms Systems - all part of the Falcon III family. For more detailed technical information on Harris tactical radios and systems, visit http://rf.harris.com/products/.
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.
About Harris Corporation
Harris is an international communications and information technology company serving government and commercial markets in more than 125 countries. Headquartered in Melbourne, Florida, the company has approximately $5 billion of annual revenue and about 14,000 employees - including 6,000 engineers and scientists. Harris is dedicated to developing best-in-class assured communications products, systems, and services. Additional information about Harris Corporation is available at harris.com.
This press release contains forward-looking statements that reflect management's current expectations, assumptions and estimates of future performance and economic conditions. Such statements are made in reliance upon the safe harbor provisions of Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933 and Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934. The company cautions investors that any forward-looking statements are subject to risks and uncertainties that may cause actual results and future trends to differ materially from those matters expressed in or implied by such forward-looking statements. Statements about the expected value of the program to Harris are forward-looking and involve risks and uncertainties. Harris disclaims any intention or obligation to update or revise any forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events, or otherwise.
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