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Harris Picks Up Army Product Order

Harris (NYSE: HRS) signed a $14.6 million order from the U.S. Army for products to be used in an artillery command and control application.

According to the firm, “the Army will use Harris RF-3134 high-frequency (HF) full-loop antenna systems as part of the High Mobility Artillery Rocket System — a multiple launch rocket system widely used by the Army during operations in Iraq.”

“Harris high-frequency radios are providing forces around the world with dependable long-haul beyond-line-of-sight voice communications, ” said Brendan O’Connell, president, Department of Defense business, Harris RF Communications.  “For this application, we built on our industry leadership in HF communications to address an emerging requirement and bring an advanced capability to the Army.  The application highlights our commitment to finding new solutions to tactical communication challenges faced by today’s forces.”

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