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Harris receives order for upgraded Falcon III Manpack radios

7th June 2012 - 16:05 GMT | by The Shephard News Team


Harris has announced that it has an order received an order via the GSA, FAS Assisted Acquisition Services to provide the US Army with upgraded Falcon III AN/PRC-117G tactical radios and accessories. The $26.7 million order was announced 4 June, 2012.

The order will enable the broader use and application of the Joint Tactical Radio System (JTRS) Soldier Radio Waveform, the company said, and will accelerate the service’s transition to a networked battlefield.

According to Harris, the field-proven AN/PRC-117G provides unprecedented situational awareness through wideband networking of the battlefield. The software-defined, upgradeable AN/PRC-117G enables applications such as streaming video, simultaneous voice and data feeds, collaborative chat, and connectivity to secure networks.

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