Harris to provide Falcon III JTRS-compatible radios for M-ATV military vehicles in $74 million order

ROCHESTER, N.Y., 30 March 2010. The Harris Corp. RF Communications Division in Rochester, N.Y., will provide Joint Tactical Radio System (JTRS)-approved Falcon III AN/PRC-152(C) multiband handheld radios in vehicular amplifier adapters for the U.S. military Mine Resistant Ambush Protected All-Terrain Vehicles (M-ATVs) under terms of a $74 million order announced Monday.

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ROCHESTER, N.Y., 30 March 2010. The Harris Corp. RF Communications Division in Rochester, N.Y., will provide Joint Tactical Radio System (JTRS)-approved Falcon III AN/PRC-152(C) multiband handheld radios in vehicular amplifier adapters for the U.S. military Mine Resistant Ambush Protected All-Terrain Vehicles (M-ATVs) under terms of a $74 million order announced Monday.

The Falcon III AN/PRC-152 radio communications system, which serves as the handheld software-defined radio transceiver in the Falcon III AN/VRC-110 vehicular amplifier adapter system, will provide MRAP users with demand assigned several access (DAMA) satellite communications.

These orders are a follow-on to the $119 million order announced in January. The Harris Falcon family of software-defined radio systems encompasses manpack, handheld, and vehicular applications.

Falcon III supports the U.S. military's JTRS requirements, as well as network-centric operations. For more information contact Harris RF Communications online at www.rfcomm.harris.com.

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