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Harris Corporation Promotes Three Executives In Its RF Communications Division


ROCHESTER, New York, December 2, 2005 — Harris Corporation (NYSE: HRS) has promoted three executives in its fast-growing RF Communications Division. Dana Mehnert has been named vice president and general manager of U.S. Government Products, Steve Marschilok has been named vice president and general manager of International Defense Products and Systems, and George Helm has been named vice president of Growth Programs.

“All three of these seasoned executives have a great wealth of experience in the tactical radio market and have played strong leadership roles in making Harris RF Communications a success,” said Chester Massari, president of RF Communications. “They will continue to support the division’s growth initiatives, which include additional tactical radio opportunities for our industry-leading Falcon® II family of radios and for our recently introduced Falcon® III family of radios.”

In addition, Harris RF Communications is expanding into adjacent markets, such as wireless sensor systems for remote intrusion detection. RF Communications will utilize its extensive international market channels and existing customer relationships to expand its market reach. “New market opportunities are plentiful, and we have the management team, the product portfolio, and the technical resources to support our plans for continued growth,” said Massari.

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 over $3 billion and more than 13,000 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


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