Harris Corporation, an international communications and information technology company, received $12 million in orders for Falcon III(r) and Falcon II(r) tactical radio systems from a nation in the Middle East. The name of the country was not disclosed.
Harris is supplying this country's Ministry of Defense with Falcon III(r) Falcon III(r) RF-7800W High-Capacity Line-of-Sight radios, which deliver greater bandwidth for transmission of data such as streaming video. The RF-7800W provides a quick-to-deploy, point-to-point or point-to-multipoint wireless Internet Protocol (IP) infrastructure. The customer will be using the radios for high-bandwidth data communication between mobile or fixed operations centers.
Harris is also providing the customer with Falcon II(r) Falcon II(r) RF-5800H high-frequency radios for beyond line-of-sight communications in the most demanding battlefield environments such as mountainous terrain. These radios feature Third Generation-Automatic Link Establishment (3G-ALE), integrated data link protocols and embedded GPS receivers, as well as secure interoperability with other HF radio systems.