Harris Picks Up MRAP Radio Order from Army

Harris (NYSE: HRS) won a $20.4 million order from the U.S. Army for Falcon II AN/VRC-104(V)(3) high-frequency vehicular radio systems for use in multiple variants of Mine Resistant Ambush Protected vehicles.

According to the Department of Defense, “the AN/VRC-104 is a fully integrated, vehicular communications system that includes the Falcon II AN/PRC-150(C) high-frequency tactical radio.  The AN/PRC-150(C) delivers critically needed beyond line-of-sight Type-1 terrestrial communications.”

“The Falcon family of radios is providing vital communications capabilities in the majority of the DoD’s MRAP vehicles, ” said Brendan O’Connell, president, U.S. Department of Defense business, Harris RF Communications.  “The AN/PRC-150(C) is particularly important for forces operating in terrain obstructed by mountains or other geographical features.”

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