Harris chosen to provide HF radio communications for DOD MRAP armored combat vehicles

ROCHESTER, N.Y., 7 May 2010. Harris RF Communications in Rochester, N.Y., will provide Falcon II AN/VRC-104 high-frequency (HF) tactical radio systems for the U.S. Department of Defense (DOD) Joint Mine Resistant Ambush Protected (MRAP) vehicle under terms of a $139 million contract announced Thursday.

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ROCHESTER, N.Y., 7 May 2010. Harris RF Communications in Rochester, N.Y., will provide Falcon II AN/VRC-104 HF military radio communications for the U.S. Department of Defense (DOD) Joint Mine Resistant Ambush Protected (MRAP) vehicle under terms of a $139 million contract announced Thursday.

The Harris HF radio systems will be installed in standard-size MRAP vehicles and MRAP all-terrain vehicles (M-ATVs). The AN/VRC-104 system is a vehicular transceiver/amplifier that includes the AN/PRC-150(C) Type-1 certified HF radio.

"This software-defined radio system will provide beyond-line-of-sight communications in the rugged and mountainous terrain of Afghanistan," says Steve Marschilok, president of U.S. Department of Defense business at Harris RF.

For more information contact Harris RF Communications online at www.rfcomm.harris.com.

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