Harris Corporation (NYSE:HRS), an international communications and
information technology company, has received a $10 million order to
supply the Government of Canada with Falcon III® multiband manpack
radios and satellite terminals.
The Harris Falcon III® AN/PRC-117G radios and RF-7800B
Broadband Global Area Networking (BGAN) terminals will provide Canadian
military forces with an integrated solution for Type-1 secure voice and
data communications in both line-of-sight and beyond-line-of-sight
applications. Integrated together, the radios and satellite terminals
support network-enabled applications such as streaming video and
“Harris Falcon III products and systems are meeting the growing demands
for wideband data and tactical networking in countries around the
world," said Brendan O’Connell, president, international business unit,
Harris RF Communications. “The system we’re delivering will provide
Canadian forces with greater situational awareness and command and
control in the full range of mission environments."
The field-proven AN/PRC-117G provides unprecedented situational
awareness through wideband networking of the battlefield.
Software-defined and upgradeable, the AN/PRC-117G enables applications
such as streaming video, simultaneous voice and data feeds,
collaborative chat, and connectivity to secure networks.
The Harris RF-7800B Broadband Global Area Network product line is a
high-performance satellite solution that provides reliable voice and
wideband data connectivity for beyond line-of-sight SATCOM-on-the-move
and SATCOM-at-the-quick-halt applications. Canada is acquiring both the
vehicular-based and mobile RF-7800B BGAN terminals.
With a fully integrated RF-7800B and Falcon III® AN/PRC-117G,
users are able to extend their data networking capabilities through
simultaneous operation with Harris’ Adaptive Networking Wideband
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 Joint Tactical Radio System
(JTRS) requirements, as well as network-centric operations worldwide.
Harris RF Communications is also a leading supplier of assured
communications® systems and equipment for public safety,
utility and transportation markets — with products ranging from the most
advanced IP voice and data networks to portable and mobile single- and
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 $6 billion of annual revenue and about 17,000 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.
This press release contains forward-looking statements that reflect
management's current expectations, assumptions and estimates of future
performance and economic conditions. Such statements are made in
reliance upon the safe harbor provisions of Section 27A of the
Securities Act of 1933 and Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of
1934. The company cautions investors that any forward-looking statements
are subject to risks and uncertainties that may cause actual results and
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expected value of the program to Harris are forward-looking and involve
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update or revise any forward-looking statements, whether as a result of
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