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.

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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. Lockheed Martin is under contract to the General Dynamics C4 Systems division in Scottsdale, Ariz., to provide communications hardware and equipment for the transmission subsystem of WIN-T Increment 2.The Highband Networking Radio (HNR) from Harris Corp. (NYSE:HRS) uses directive beam technology for high throughput over long distances. The HNR hosts the Highband Networking Waveform (HNW), which helps the radio automatically select the best communications path to create a self-forming, self-healing network.

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.

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