Harris wins orders for Falcon II AN/PRC-150(C) and AN/PRC-117F(C) radios

ROCHESTER, N.Y., 14 March 2006. Leaders of the U.S. Marine Corps. are ordering $140 million worth of Falcon II AN/PRC-150(C) high-frequency (HF) radios and AN/PRC-117F(C) multiband, multimission radios (MBMMR) from the Harris Corp. RF Communications Division in Rochester, N.Y.

ROCHESTER, N.Y., 14 March 2006. Leaders of the U.S. Marine Corps. are ordering $140 million worth of Falcon II AN/PRC-150(C) high-frequency (HF) radios and AN/PRC-117F(C) multiband, multimission radios (MBMMR) from the Harris Corp. RF Communications Division in Rochester, N.Y.

Harris will supply the AN/PRC-150(C) manpack and AN/VRC-104(V)3 vehicular systems as well as its AN/PRC-117F(C) manpack and AN/VRC-103(V) vehicular systems. The Falcon II software-defined radio systems will allow the Marine Corps to replace its legacy AN/PRC-104, AN/PRC-113, and AN/PSC-5 radios.

The AN/PRC-150(C) and AN/PRC-117F(C) radio systems will upgrade and replace Marine Corps active-duty and reserve components legacy tactical radio systems, and also for other Marine Corps programs such as Target Location, Designation, and Hand-Off System (TLDHS) Expeditionary Fighting Vehicle (EFV) and Light Armored Vehicle-Command and Control (LAV-C2).

The Harris AN/PRC-150(C) is an advanced high-frequency radio covering the 1.6 to 60 MHz frequency spectrum, and its embedded communications security has been certified for transmission of U.S. classified information. The AN/VRC-104(V)3 is a integrated, vehicular communications system that includes the Harris AN/PRC-150(C) tactical radio and a 150-watt, high- frequency power amplifier.

The Harris AN/PRC-117F(C) is an advanced multiband radio covering the 30 to 512 MHz frequency spectrum. Its embedded communications security has NSA certification, ensuring compliance with secure U.S. Government Type-1 encryption algorithms. In addition, the radio is JITC certified for operation over military-standard satellites. The AN/VRC-103(V) is an integrated, vehicular communications system that includes the Harris AN/PRC-117F(C) tactical radio and the Harris AM-7588 Multiband Power Amplifier. This system also covers the entire 30 to 512 MHz frequency range while offering 50 Watts transmit power and on-the-move communications capabilities.

For more information contact Harris online at www.harris.com.

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