Harris receives Falcon II order
Harris Corporation has announced that it has been awarded a contract by an unnamed international customer for its Falcon II RF-5800H high-frequency, RF-5800V very-high frequency and RF-5800M multiband radios. According to the company, the order is part of an ongoing multi-year tactical communications modernisation programme.
The Falcon II RF-5800H high-frequency radio will provides beyond line-of-sight terrestrial communications through enhanced secure voice and data performance. The radios offer advanced features such as Third Generation-Automatic Link Establishment (3G-ALE), integrated data link protocols and embedded GPS receivers.
The Falcon II RF-5800V-HH is a lightweight VHF handheld radio that provides squad-level communications using the Harris Quicklook waveform and Citadel II encryption. The RF-5800V also offers 16 Kbps of Internet Protocol data.
Falcon II RF-5800M-HH is an advanced multiband, multi-mission handheld radio that provides reliable voice and data communications over the 30 to 512 MHz frequency range. The radio offers enhanced secure voice and data capabilities using the Harris Quicklook waveform and Citadel II encryption.
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