Harris Corporation Awarded Contract from the Germany MoD for Falcon II AN/PRC-117F(C) Tactical Radios
ROCHESTER, NY, August 10, 2006 — Harris Corporation (NYSE:HRS) announced today that it has been awarded a contract totaling $2.5 million for its Falcon® II AN/PRC-117F(C) radios from the Germany Ministry of Defense (MoD). Harris will supply manpack radios and accessories, providing Germany’s MoD with significant improvements in interoperability with NATO as well as with other key coalition partners.
The Falcon II AN/PRC-117F(C) multiband, multimission, manpack radio is an advanced, software-defined radio covering the entire 30 to 512 MHz frequency spectrum, while providing the warfighter with unsurpassed, battle-proven communications technology. Its embedded COMSEC has NSA certification and is also certified by the Joint Interoperability Test Command (JITC). The AN/PRC-117F(C) has a true dual data capability, supporting both High Performance Waveform (HPW) and legacy-based data systems. HPW supports data rates up to 64K over line of sight and up to 56K on 25 kHz SATCOM channels.
“The AN/PRC-117F provides secure voice and data transmission using U.S. government encryption, and we are proud to provide that technology to NATO countries,” said Steve Marschilok, vice president and general manager of International Defense Products and Systems, Harris RF Communications Division.
Harris RF Communications Division is a leading supplier of secure voice and data communications products, systems, and networks to military, government, and commercial organizations worldwide. Harris is an international communications and information technology company serving government and commercial markets in more than 150 countries. With headquarters in Melbourne, Florida, the company has annual sales of $3.5 billion and nearly 14,000 employees — including 5,500 engineers and scientists — dedicated to the development of best-in-class assured communications™ products, systems, and services. The company’s operating divisions serve markets for government communications, RF communications, broadcast communications, and microwave communications. Additional information about Harris Corporation is available at www.harris.com.
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