Harris Wins Middle East Order for Wideband Tactical Radios

15.09.2014 MENA
Harris New Middle East Order for Wideband Tactical Radios

Harris New Middle East Order for Wideband Tactical Radios

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Harris Corporation has received an $88 million order to provide a country in the Middle East with Falcon III ® wideband tactical radios and accessories as part of an overall modernization effort.

The system leverages the latest software-defined radios from the Harris Falcon III ® RF-7800 family. This includes the RF-7800H, the first wideband HF tactical radio, delivering expanded data capabilities for long-range, beyond-line-of-sight environments; the RF-7850M, for wideband mobile ad-hoc networking; and the RF-7800S, a lightweight soldier personal radio for full-duplex voice and data communications over two kilometers.

The order also includes vehicular and base station systems, accessories, spares, and training services.

“Harris' strong presence in the region, combined with our continued investment in a leading-edge Falcon portfolio of tactical communications products and systems, enables us to transition our customers from legacy, voice-dominated communications to modern networked wideband system solutions,” said Brendan O'Connell, President, International business, Harris RF Communications.

“These advanced communications systems will support the customer's current and future operational requirements for simultaneous secure voice and high-bandwidth data across a wide range of missions,” he added.

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 Joint Tactical Radio System (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 radios.



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