Harris to Provide Battlefield Radios, Field Support to Marine Corps

Harris Corp. (NYSE: HRS) has won $64 million in orders from the U.S. Marine Corps for radios and other equipment from a company manpack radio line.

The company said in a Thursday announcement that it will provide field support on the awards, which were made as part of an ongoing tactical radio modernization effort.

The Marine Corps selected the radios in part to enable battlefield-wide communication via streaming video, collaborative chat and other applications, according to the announcement.

Harris said the Falcon III AN/PRC-117G multiband manpack radio system is both JTRS Software Communications Architecture-certified and NSA Type-1 certified.

The orders also include amplifier adapters for vehicles and antennas.

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