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Harris receives US Army Falcon III accessories order

26th October 2012 - 17:24 GMT | by The Shephard News Team


Harris Corporation will supply the US Army with tactical radio accessory kits for the Falcon III AN/PRC-117G multiband manpack radio as part of a $6 million order received from the US Department of Defense. The kits will enable warfighters to communicate using the embedded L-Band functionality of the radio.

The JTRS-Certified Falcon III AN/PRC-117G is a tactical wideband networking radio, delivering enhanced situational awareness by connecting warfighters to the tactical internet. Falcon III is the next generation of radios supporting the US military's network-centric operations worldwide.

George Helm, president, Department of Defense Business, Harris RF Communications, said: ‘These kits will enable the US forces to extend in-vehicle voice and data communications in the L-Band range. Harris is focused on addressing both current and emerging requirements for improved battlefield communications.’

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