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Harris secures NATO country Falcon radio order

13th January 2014 - 16:17 GMT | by The Shephard News Team


Harris Corporation will supply its Falcon multiband tactical radios to an unnamed NATO country under new orders worth $21 million announced on 13 January.

According to Harris, the country has selected the Falcon III AN/PRC-117G manpack and AN/PRC-152A handheld radios to provide its special forces and army soldiers with wideband networking capabilities, as well line-of-sight, ground-to-air and tactical satellite voice and data communications.

Brendan O’Connell, president, international business, Harris RF Communications, said: ‘Harris radios provide leading-edge capabilities in wireless tactical communications for unprecedented situational awareness on the battlefield.

‘Falcon III enables high-bandwidth applications such as streaming video, simultaneous voice and data feeds, collaborative chat, connectivity to secure networks and interoperable combat net radio.’

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