Harris to provide networking radios for Army's Warfighter Information Network-Tactical (WIN-T)
MELBOURNE, Fla., 29 Aug. 2011. Military tactical networking systems integrators at the Lockheed Martin Corp. Information Systems & Global Solutions-Defense segment in San Diego needed networking radios for the U.S. Army Warfighter Information Network-Tactical (WIN-T) Increment 2 program. They found their solution from the Harris Corp. Government Communications Systems division in Melbourne, Fla. Lockheed Martin (NYSE:LMT) awarded a $16 million follow-on contract to Harris to supply more than 100 Harris Highband Networking Radio (HNR) systems for WIN-T, Harris officials announced today.
Communications nodes can enter and exit the WIN-T network without a fixed-network infrastructure or operator intervention, Harris officials say. An advanced version of the HNW will run on the future WIN-T Increment 3, Harris officials say, adding that the Lockheed Martin contract represents the largest-quantity radio order to date, and brings the total value of WIN-T contracts to Harris to more than $200 million since 2002.
Lockheed Martin is using the HNR in the WIN-T Increment 2 program as a terrestrial, line-of-sight layer in an integrated communications architecture, which includes mobile and fixed nodes and augments satellite communications for beyond line-of-sight communications.
For more information contact Harris Government Communications Systems online at www.govcomm.harris.com, Lockheed Martin Information Systems & Global Solutions-Defense at www.lockheedmartin.com/isgs/Defense, or General Dynamics C4 Systems at www.gdc4s.com.