MELBOURNE, FL/ROCHESTER, NY, November 5, 2012 — Harris Corporation (NYSE:HRS), an international communications and information technology company, has received an $8.7 million order for vehicular intercom systems from a nation in the Middle East.
The country's armed forces will install the Harris RF-7800I in Main Battle Tanks and other armored vehicles. The system will allow crew members to talk with each other within vehicles, while also creating a network backbone that integrates vehicular and handheld tactical radio systems.
"The RF-7800I Vehicular Intercom System is a complete solution designed to integrate and interoperate with emerging tactical wideband networks," said Brendan O'Connell, president, international business, Harris RF Communications. "The system is interoperable with the full family of Harris Falcon tactical radios as well as other military, government and commercial communication devices."
The RF-7800I is a comprehensive solution for in-vehicle voice and data communication, tactical network connectivity, and battle management system interoperability. It emphasizes modularity, allowing customers to configure vehicular intercom systems according to their mission requirements. System components are easy to install, lightweight and require minimal power to operate. The system provides clear voice communications in the noisiest of environments.
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 125 countries. Headquartered in Melbourne, Florida, the company has approximately $5.5 billion of annual revenue and about 15,000 employees — including 6,000 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 harris.com.
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