Harris Corporation Receives Orders To Provide JTRS-Approved Falcon III Tactical Radio Systems to MRAP-ATV Program

Jan 08, 2010, 18:34 ET from Harris Corporation

ROCHESTER, N.Y., Jan. 6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Harris Corporation (NYSE: HRS), an international communications and information technology company, has received orders totaling $119 million to supply JTRS-approved Falcon III AN/PRC-152(C) tactical handheld radio systems with vehicular amplifier adapters to the U.S. Department of Defense for use in Mine Resistant Ambush Protected (MRAP) all-terrain vehicles (ATV).

The AN/PRC-152 was selected to provide MRAP users with advanced multiband SINCGARS and Demand Assigned Multiple Access (DAMA) satellite communications interoperability.

Harris RF Communications is the leading global supplier of secure radio communications and embedded high-grade encryption solutions for military, government and commercial organizations. The company's Falcon family of software-defined tactical radio systems encompasses manpack, handheld and vehicular applications. Falcon III is the next generation of radios supporting the U.S. military's network-centric operations worldwide.

About Harris Corporation

Harris is an international communications and information technology company serving government and commercial markets in more than 150 countries. Headquartered in Melbourne, Florida, the company has approximately $5 billion of annual revenue and more than 15,000 employees -- including nearly 7,000 engineers and scientists. Harris is dedicated to developing best-in-class assured communications® products, systems, and services. Additional information about Harris Corporation is available at www.harris.com.

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