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Harris Corporation Receives $5.6 Million in Orders from International Customer for Falcon Tactical Radios

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Harris Corporation Receives $5.6 Million in Orders from International Customer for Falcon Tactical Radios

Harris Corporation Receives $5.6 Million in Orders from International Customer for Falcon Tactical Radios

MELBOURNE, Fla. & ROCHESTER, N.Y.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Harris Corporation (NYSE:HRS), an international communications and information technology company, has received $5.6 million in orders to provide Falcon II® radios that will deliver high-performance tactical communications to an international customer’s armed forces. The orders include Falcon II RF-5800H high-frequency (HF) and RF-5800V very high-frequency (VHF) radios.

“Our radios and systems provide defense forces around the world with highly reliable and secure tactical communications for peace keeping missions and combat operations.”

The RF-5800H is part of the most fully integrated HF radio family in the world. The radio delivers beyond line-of-sight terrestrial communications in the most demanding environments and provides advanced features such as Third Generation-Automatic Link Establishment (3G-ALE), integrated data link protocols and embedded GPS receivers.

The RF-5800V VHF handheld is a lightweight digital combat net radio for squad-level communications. The radio provides frequency-hopping using Quicklook 1A, secure digital voice, advanced repeater capabilities and Citadel II encryption.

“These orders are part of a multi-year contract supporting this customer’s tactical radio modernization program,” said Brendan O’Connell, president, International Business, Harris RF Communications. “Our radios and systems provide defense forces around the world with highly reliable and secure tactical communications for peace keeping missions and combat operations.”

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 about 17,000 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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