Harris receives Iraq tactical communications order
Harris Corporation has announced that it has received an order from the Government of Iraq to provide high-performance tactical communication solutions for a range of security missions. The contract, worth $51 million, was announced 8 March 2012.
Under the contract, Harris will provide the Harris Falcon II and Falcon III families for Iraq’s security forces. It will include the Falcon III RF-7800S wideband Secure Personal Radios, Falcon II RF-5800M multiband handheld radios and RF-5800H high-frequency manpack radios, along with accessories and training services.
The Falcon III RF-7800S is a lightweight body-worn tactical radio that provides full-duplex voice and data communications over 2 kilometres. The RF-5800M-HH is an advanced, multiband, multi-mission handheld radio that provides voice and data in the 30 MHz to 512 MHz frequency range. The RF-5800H is a high-frequency manpack radio for secure, reliable beyond-line-of-site terrestrial communications.
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