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April 2nd, 2014

Harris Corporation—Manpacks + Multibands Make Asian Headway (Comms)

[SatNews] Harris Corporation (NYSE:HRS has received $49 million in orders to provide a nation in Asia with enhanced tactical communications and field support.

Harris RF-7800H-MP radio.

This customer is acquiring Falcon III® RF-7800H high-frequency wideband manpack and RF-7850M multiband handheld radios. These radios will supply the nation’s security forces with a secure wireless tactical communications network, providing improved line-of-sight and beyond-line-of-sight voice and data communications.

The Falcon III RF-7800H is transforming HF tactical communications. The radio is the first to enable users to send images and other battle management data over high-frequency beyond-line-of-sight environments faster than they could through satellite communications. The RF-7800H is 20 percent smaller and up to 10 times faster than legacy HF radios. The RF-7850M multiband handheld provides forward-deployed teams with capabilities to communicate in greater speed and detail, crucial to achieving mission success on the battlefield.

For further details regarding the RF-7800H, please visit http://rf.harris.com/capabilities/tactical-radios-networking/rf-7800h-mp.asp