Harris to provide SINCGARS radios for Morocco

Military radio communications experts at Harris Corp. will provide legacy Single-Channel Ground and Airborne Radio Systems (SINCGARS) to the government of Morocco under terms of a $71 million order.

Jan 1st, 2018

Military radio communications experts at Harris Corp. will provide legacy Single-Channel Ground and Airborne Radio Systems (SINCGARS) to the government of Morocco under terms of a $71 million order. SINCGARS is a combat networked radio for voice and data communications that comes in vehicle-mount, backpack, airborne, and handheld versions. Designed in the 1980s, the radio uses rapid frequency hopping to maintain signals security. SINCGARS uses 25-kHz channels in the very high frequency (VHF) FM band, from 30 to 87.975 MHz. It offers single-frequency mode, as well as frequency hopping mode that hops 111 times a second. ITT originally developed SINCGARS in 1983; ITT became Exelis in 2011; and Harris Corp. acquired Exelis in 2015, bringing the legacy SINCGARS line into Harris. Harris will do the work at locations determined with each order, and should be finished by May 2021.

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