ROCHESTER, NY, March 29, 2010 — Harris Corporation (NYSE:HRS), an international communications and information technology company, has received additional orders totaling $74 million to supply JTRS-approved Falcon III® AN/PRC-152(C) multiband handheld radio systems in vehicular amplifier adapters to the U.S. Department of Defense for use in Mine Resistant Ambush Protected All-Terrain Vehicles (M-ATVs). These orders represent a follow-on to the $119 million order announced January 6, 2010.
The Falcon III AN/PRC-152 was selected to provide MRAP users with Demand Assigned Multiple Access (DAMA) satellite communications interoperability. The radio serves as the handheld transceiver in the Falcon III® AN/VRC-110 vehicular amplifier adapter system.
Harris RF Communications is the leading global supplier of secure radio communications and embedded high-grade encryption solutions for military, government and commercial organizations. The company's Falcon® family of software-defined tactical radio systems encompasses manpack, handheld and vehicular applications. Falcon III is the next generation of radios supporting the U.S. military's Joint Tactical Radio System (JTRS) requirements, as well as network-centric operations worldwide. Harris RF Communications is also a leading supplier of assured communications® systems and equipment for public safety, utility and transportation markets — with products ranging from the most advanced IP voice and data networks to portable and mobile single- and multiband radios.
About Harris Corporation
Harris is an international communications and information technology company serving government and commercial markets in more than 150 countries. Headquartered in Melbourne, Florida, the company has approximately $5 billion of annual revenue and more than 15,000 employees — including nearly 7,000 engineers and scientists. Harris is dedicated to developing best-in-class assured communications® products, systems, and services. Additional information about Harris Corporation is available at www.harris.com.
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