Harris Wins $297M Navy Radio Contract; George Helm Comments

George Helm

Harris Corp. (NYSE: HRS) has won a $297 million contract from the Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command to deliver Falcon® tactical radio systems to the U.S. Department of the Navy, according to a company statement.

“This contract enables the Navy to deploy handheld, manpack, fixed mount/vehicular and base station radios for applications in high-frequency, very-high frequency, ultra-high frequency, line-of-sight and satellite communications. Our products are fully interoperable with all U.S. and coalition forces, ” said George Helm, president,  U.S. Department of Defense business for Harris RF Communications.

Under the five-year, indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity contract, Harris will provide the Navy with line-of-site and beyond-line-of-sight Falcon tactical radios and accessories for ground personnel and small craft tactical requirements.

This contract is part of the Portable Radios Program which enables the Office of the Chief of Naval Operations to procure radios for voice and data, satellite and emergency communications for ships.

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