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Germany orders Falcon III software-defined radios
L3Harris Technologies is providing Falcon III AN/PRC-117G manpack radios to Germany under the FMS programme.
The value of the contract and delivery timeframe were undisclosed.
AN/PRC-117G radios support German military modernisation efforts by delivering ‘advanced narrowband and wideband networking capabilities – offering greater interoperability with US and NATO allies for coalition operations’, L3Harris announced on 1 April.
More than 50,000 AN/PRC-117G radios have been delivered to customers around the world.
According to Shephard Defence Insight, the single-channel software-defined radio covers 30MHz-2GHz and is said to be 30% smaller and 35% lighter than currently fielded multiband manpack radios.
The AN/PRC-117G is upgradeable with new waveforms, such as SATURN, ROVER, MUOS. It is also NINE Suite B encrypted, allowing users to securely and easily interoperate with US, NATO and regional partners.
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