|[April 01, 2014]
Harris Corporation Receives $49 Million in Orders from Nation in Asia for Falcon III Wideband Tactical Radios
MELBOURNE, Fla. & ROCHESTER, N.Y. --(Business Wire)--
Harris Corporation (News - Alert) (NYSE:HRS), an international communications and
information technology company, has received $49 million in orders to
provide a nation in Asia with enhanced tactical communications and field
This customer is acquiring Falcon III® RF-7800H
high-frequency wideband manpack and RF-7850M multiband handheld radios.
These radios will supply the nation's security forces with a secure
wireless tactical communications network, providing improved
line-of-sight and beyond-line-of-sight voice and data communications.
"Harris continues to lead the global deployment of wideband tactical
communications to armed forces around the world," said Brendan
O'Connell, president, International business, Harris RF Communications.
"This most recent order will support deployment of an integrated
tactical area communications system for improved command, control and
The Falcon III RF-7800H is transforming HF tactical communications. The
radio is the first to enable users to send images and other battle
management data over high-frequency beyond-line-of-sight environments
faster than they could through satellite communications. The RF-7800H is
20 percent smaller and up to 10 times faster than legacy HF radios.
The RF-7850M multiband handheld provides forward-deployed teas with
capabilities to communicate in greater speed and detail, crucial to
achieving mission success on the battlefield.
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 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
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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