An Asian nation made an agreement with Harris Corporation (NYSE:HRS) to become the prime systems integrator to modernize their military communications network.
Harris will replace existing disparate systems and integrate both military and commercial products and software into a turnkey solution. This integrated network will include:
- a multi-service common operating picture
- strategic satellite communications
- IT modernization
- Harris Falcon III® tactical radios
The Falcon III® radios will provide secure voice and data communications and friendly force tracking at the tactical level. Harris’ hC2 Software Suite battle management system will improve command and control and create a common operating picture shared across services and echelons, providing enhanced situational awareness across the land, sea and air domains.
Chris Young, president, Harris Communication Systems remarked that this significant program win showcases Harris’ ability to integrate command and control networks, positioning them for additional international programs in the future. Their solid track record, extensive capabilities and expertise in providing customized tactical solutions led to their selection as the prime systems integrator for this important project.
The selection reflects the company’s strategy of expanding beyond individual solutions to provide customers with integrated command and control systems, such as battle management systems for the United Arab Emirates and Australia.