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Harris Corporation Receives $5 Million in Orders from Republic of Poland for Falcon III AN/PRC-117G Multiband Manpack Radios

Dépèche transmise le 11 octobre 2011 par Business Wire

MELBOURNE, Fla. & ROCHESTER, N.Y.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Harris Corporation (NYSE:HRS), an international communications and information technology company, has received $5 million in orders to supply Falcon III® AN/PRC-117G multiband manpack radios to the Republic of Poland. These radios will provide the country’s armed forces with ground-to-ground and ground-to-air tactical communications in both line-of-sight and beyond line-of-sight environments.

“The AN/PRC-117G is rapidly emerging as the radio of choice as nations modernize their tactical communications to capitalize on the transition to the networked battlefield”

Poland becomes the eighth country to acquire the Falcon III AN/PRC-117G, a first-of-its-kind radio system that delivers mobile ad-hoc networking, voice and wideband data communications to the battlefield. Software-defined and upgradeable, the AN/PRC-117G supports a growing number of network-enabled missions with streaming video, collaborative chat and other combat applications.

“The AN/PRC-117G is rapidly emerging as the radio of choice as nations modernize their tactical communications to capitalize on the transition to the networked battlefield,” said Andy Start, president, international business, Harris RF Communications. “Poland is acquiring the radios to provide its forces with current capabilities as well as a platform for emerging requirements. Our Falconfamily of radios provides the backbone for systems that address the biggest communication challenges our customers face.”

In addition to Poland, the AN/PRC-117G has been acquired by the United States, Canada, France, the United Kingdom, Germany, Slovakia and Australia. Harris has shipped more than 15,000 of these radios worldwide, with more than a third deployed in support of the International Security Assistance Force in Afghanistan.

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 $6 billion of annual revenue and more than 16,000 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.

Forward-Looking Statements

This press release contains forward-looking statements that reflect management's current expectations, assumptions and estimates of future performance and economic conditions. Such statements are made in reliance upon the safe harbor provisions of Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933 and Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934. The company cautions investors that any forward-looking statements are subject to risks and uncertainties that may cause actual results and future trends to differ materially from those matters expressed in or implied by such forward-looking statements. Statements about the expected value of the program to Harris are forward-looking and involve risks and uncertainties. Harris disclaims any intention or obligation to update or revise any forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events, or otherwise.

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