Harris wins Army contracts for high-frequency radios

ROCHESTER, N.Y., 4 January 2005. Harris Corp. today announced it has been awarded Falcon II radio and service contracts by the U.S. Army valued at more than $30 million.

Jan 5th, 2005

ROCHESTER, N.Y., 4 January 2005. Harris Corp. today announced it has been awarded Falcon II radio and service contracts by the U.S. Army valued at more than $30 million.

Delivery of products began in late December and will be completed by June 2005. The service contracts will continue throughout 2005 and include onsite training, installation and maintenance by a team of Harris field engineers for all Harris equipment in Operation Iraqi Freedom.

Under the terms of the contracts, Harris is supplying high-frequency (HF) AN/PRC-150(C) radios in manpack and vehicular configurations. The radios will be deployed to support Operations Iraqi and Enduring Freedom in addition to the Army's Modularity program.

"The reliability of the AN/PRC-150(C) has been repeatedly proven in combat, and this order reflects the U.S. Army's confidence in this radio's battlefield performance and Harris' support in theatre," said Dana Mehnert, vice president and general manager of business development and operations, Harris, RF Communications Division.

The AN/PRC-150(C) is the only HF radio with embedded communications security that has been certified for transmission of U.S. classified information. Along with the Harris AN/PRC-117F(C) multiband, multimission radio, the AN/PRC-150(C) has provided the mainstay of tactical Beyond Line of Site (BLOS) radio communications for U.S. forces deployed in Operation Iraqi Freedom and Operation Enduring Freedom.

Harris RF Communications Division is a leading supplier of secure voice and data communications products, systems and networks to military, government, and commercial organizations worldwide. Harris Corp. is an international communications technology company focused on providing assured communications products, systems and services for government and commercial customers. The company's four operating divisions serve markets for government communications, tactical radio, broadcast, and microwave systems. Harris provides systems and service to customers in more than 150 countries. For more information, see www.harris.com.

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