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Harris receives Falcon order
Harris Corporation has announced that it has received an order worth $10.7 million to supply tactical radio systems and software to an unnamed country in the Middle East. The radios and software will provide the nation’s armed forces with tactical line-of-sight and beyond-line-of-sight communications and situational awareness capabilities.
According to Harris, the country is acquiring a full range of capabilities from the Harris Falcon family of tactical radio systems for transmitting voice and data to the battlefield. This includes the Falcon III RF-7800S body-worn Secure Personal Radio, the RF-7800V VHF Combat Net Radio and the RF-7800W High-Capacity Line-of-Sight (HCLOS) Radio along with the RF-5800M multiband and RF-5800H high-frequency tactical radios. Harris is also providing its FalconCommand situational awareness software.
The RF-7800S is a lightweight soldier system radio that offers full-duplex voice, dual push-to-talk capabilities and data rates up to 256 Kbps. The radio allows simultaneous communication for voice, data and video with listeners over a range of more than two kilometres and is optimised for maximum performance across highly variable environments.
The RF-7800V family covers the 30 MHz to 108 MHz frequency range and supports data rates up to 192 Kbps, making it the fastest combat net radio available today. The RF-7800V also provides time-critical BMS reports, while delivering simultaneous networked voice and data communications to multiple users.
The RF-7800W High Capacity Line-of-Sight (HCLOS) radio provides quick-to-deploy, point-to-point or point-to-multipoint wireless IP infrastructure, enabling high-bandwidth data communication between mobile or fixed operations centres.
The RF-5800M-HH is an advanced, multiband, multimission handheld radio that provides voice and data in the 30 MHz to 512 MHz frequency range while the RF-5800H High-Frequency manpack radio for secure, reliable beyond-line-of-site terrestrial communications.
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