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Harris Corporation Receives $26.4 Million Order to Supply Falcon Tactical Communication Systems to the Jordan Armed Forces

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Harris Corporation Receives $26.4 Million Order to Supply Falcon Tactical Communication Systems to the Jordan Armed Forces

Harris Corporation Receives $26.4 Million Order to Supply Falcon Tactical Communication Systems to the Jordan Armed Forces

MELBOURNE, Fla. & ROCHESTER, N.Y.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Harris Corporation (NYSE:HRS), an international communications and information technology company, has received a $26.4 million order from the Kingdom of Jordan for Falcon III and Falcon II radios. These tactical radio systems will provide modernized tactical communication capabilities to the country’s military.

“Harris is providing state-of-the-art tactical communications solutions that enable Jordan military personnel to maintain secure communications in the most demanding of environments on the battlefield.”

Harris will deliver the radios to serve as the communications core of a modernized system for command, control, communication, computers, intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance, or C4ISR.

“Jordan’s military will be deploying this C4ISR system as part of a range of security missions,” said Brendan O’Connell, president, Department of Defense Business, Harris RF Communications. “Harris is providing state-of-the-art tactical communications solutions that enable Jordan military personnel to maintain secure communications in the most demanding of environments on the battlefield.”

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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