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Harris Corporation Awarded $3.3 Million Contract By Latvian Defence Forces for Falcon II Radios


Agreement Highlights Expanding International Demand for Harris Tactical Radios

Harris Corporation (NYSE:HRS), an international communications and information technology company, has received a contract valued at $3.3 million from the Latvian Defence Forces for FalconŽ II tactical communications systems. Harris has previously supplied the Latvian Ministry of Defence, National Armed Forces, and National Guard with its Falcon II radios for use in both national and international peacekeeping missions around the world.

Under the terms of the contract, Harris will provide its RF-5800H High frequency (HF), RF-5800V very high frequency (VHF), and RF-5800M Multiband VHF/UHF handheld radios and accessories.

The RF-5800H is an advanced HF-SSB/VHF-FM manpack radio that provides reliable tactical communications through enhanced secure voice and data performance, networking, and extended battery life. The RF-5800V-MP is the VHF manpack member of the Falcon II tactical radio family. The RF-5800M-HH is a small, lightweight multiband handheld that extends the outstanding performance of the Falcon II tactical radio family to the squad level. The RF-5800 series radios have integrated GPS and IP networking capabilities, thus guaranteeing seamless communication with other peacekeeping operations using the Harris Falcon II radios.

The Harris Falcon II family of tactical radios is designed for manpack, vehicular, base station, and handheld use. The software-based radios provide a common platform, operation, and logistics, and also feature upgradeable, embedded security.

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.


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