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Harris Corporation receives $12m in orders for Falcon radio systems from country in Middle East

19th October 2010 - 15:46 GMT | by The Shephard News Team


Harris Corporation, an international communications and information technology company, has received $12 million in orders for Falcon III and Falcon II tactical radio systems from a nation in the Middle East.

Harris is supplying this country's Ministry of Defence with Falcon III Falcon III 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 Falcon II 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.

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 US 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.

Source: Harris Corp

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