Harris to provide tactical communication solutions to Iraqi government

MELBOURNE, Fla., 9 March, 2012. Harris Corp. (NYSE:HRS), an international communications and information technology company, has received a $51 million order from the Government of Iraq to provide tactical communication solutions for a range of security missions.

Iraq is acquiring radios and accessories from both the Harris Falcon II and Falcon III families for its security forces. As part of the order, Harris will provide Falcon III RF-7800S wideband Secure Personal Radios, Falcon II RF-5800M multiband handheld radios and RF-5800H high-frequency manpack radios, along with accessories and training services.

The Falcon III RF-7800S is a body-worn tactical radio that provides full-duplex voice and data communications over 2 kilometers. The RF-5800M-HH is a multiband, multi-mission handheld radio that provides voice and data in the 30 MHz to 512 MHz frequency range. The RF-5800H is a high-frequency manpack radio for beyond-line-of-site terrestrial communications.

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