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Harris Corporation Receives $14.3 Million in Orders from Country in Middle East for Communications, Command and Control System

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Harris Corporation Receives $14.3 Million in Orders from Country in Middle East for Communications, Command and Control System

Harris Corporation Receives $14.3 Million in Orders from Country in Middle East for Communications, Command and Control System

MELBOURNE, Fla. & ROCHESTER, N.Y.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Harris Corporation (NYSE:HRS), an international communications and information technology company, has received $14.3 million in orders to provide a transformational communications, command and control system to a country in the Middle East.

This country is acquiring the system, consisting of Falcon III tactical radios and accessories, to deliver wideband networking capabilities to its security forces. As part of the system, Harris will provide the customer with Falcon III® RF-7800M Multiband Networking Radios, RF-7800W High-Capacity Line-of-Sight Radios and RF-7800S Secure Personal Radios, along with networking components, accessories and spares.

“Harris is serving as a trusted partner in supplying the tactical communications and command and control capabilities for the security forces of this nation and across the world,’’ said Brendan O’Connell, president, International Business, Harris RF Communications. “Our world-class products, systems and in-country support form the basis for comprehensive mission-critical solutions that deliver secure voice, video and data to the battlefield.’’

The system integrates a full suite of software-defined radios from the Harris Falcon III® RF-7800 family. This includes the lightweight RF-7800S, a soldier, body-worn radio for full-duplex voice and data communications over 2 kilometers; RF-7800M for wideband mobile ad-hoc networking, and RF-7800W High-Capacity Line-of-Sight Internet Protocol radio for high-speed backhaul data communications.

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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