Harris Corp. to provide tactical and land mobile radios to international partners of United States

ROCHESTER, N.Y., 7 Jan. 2011. Harris Corp., an international communications and information technology company, won an indefinite delivery, indefinite quantity (IDIQ) contract with a potential total value of $475 million to supply military and land mobile radio systems to international partners of the U.S. State Department and U.S. Department of Defense.

Jan 7th, 2011
Posted by Courtney E. Howard
Posted by Courtney E. Howard

ROCHESTER, N.Y., 7 Jan. 2011. Harris Corp., an international communications and information technology company, won an indefinite delivery, indefinite quantity (IDIQ) contract with a potential total value of $475 million to supply military and land mobile radio systems to international partners of the U.S. State Department and U.S. Department of Defense.

The five-year contract, awarded by the U.S. Army's Communications Electronics Command (CECOM), certifies Harris as a provider of radios, accessories, communication systems, and services to assist U.S. partners with their tactical communication needs. The contract is part of the U.S. government's Foreign Military Sales program, which support coalition building and interoperability through sales of defense equipment, training, and services.

The contract includes the Harris RF Falcon II and Falcon III radio portfolio, such as the RF-7800M Multiband Networking and RF-7800S Secure Personal radios, as well as public safety and professional communications land mobile radios.

"This contract provides us a vehicle to continue our partnership with U.S. Army CECOM to support international customers with advanced tactical radios and integrated communications system solutions," says Dana Mehnert, group president, Harris RF Communications. "These radios and systems are used in a wide range of important applications, such as command and control, border security, counter-terrorism, and other missions requiring secure networked communications."
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