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.

Mar 30th, 2010

Posted by John Keller

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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