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George Helm: Harris Gets 2nd DoD Order for Falcon III Multichannel Manpack Radio

Harris Corp. (NYSE: HRS) has received another order from the Defense Department for its Falcon III multichannel manpack radios to support the agency’s Handheld, Manpack and Small Form Factor tactical radio program. George Helm, president of Harris RF Communications‘ DoD business,  said Friday the RF-340M is expected to help bolster mission command and situational awareness capabilities as …

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George Helm: USSOCOM Orders Harris Radios for Tactical Net

Harris Corp. (NYSE: HRS) has won an $18 million order from the U.S. Special Operations Command for manpack and handheld radios as USSOCOM aims to grow its tactical communications network. The company intends for users to communicate voice, video and data during intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance operations with each other through …

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Harris to Update DoD Soldier Radio Waveform; George Helm Comments

Harris Corp. (NYSE: HRS) has received a $9 million order from the Defense Department to update the U.S. Army‘s soldier radio waveforms for battlefield tactical communications. The indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity order was awarded under the 2012 SRW Software In-Service Support vehicle and booked in the first quarter of Harris’ 2014 fiscal year, …

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Harris Wins Special Operations Falcon Radio Orders; George Helm Comments

Harris Corp. (NYSE: HRS) has won $36 million in orders to supply tactical communications equipment to the U.S. Special Operations Command, intending to help personnel exchange information in real time during field operations. USSOCOM has acquired the Harris Falcon III AN/PRC-117G and AN/PRC-152A wideband radios with the goal of connecting soldiers to wireless …

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

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 …

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George Helm to Lead Harris RF Communications’ DoD Business

Harris Corp. (NYSE: HRS) has named George Helm president of its RF Communications division’s Defense Department business unit, as part of a dual executive move announcement today. He will succeed Brendan O’Connell, who was appointed to lead the division’s international tactical communications business. GovConExecutive has more information on O’Connell’s new position, here. Helm …

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ManTech’s George Pedersen: Beltway Game Changer

ExecutiveBiz has named ManTech’s George Pedersen a Beltway Game Changer: “Among the more remarkable aspects of George Pedersen’s leadership, perhaps none is more noteworthy than this: He’s still going strong. Yes, more than 42 years after he first started ManTech International, Pedersen is still directing the course of what, today, …

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Harris Wins $75M for Falcon III Multiband Manpack Radios

Harris Corp. announced Monday it won a $75 million U.S. Air Force contract for Falcon III multiband manpack radios. The Melbourne, Fla.-based firm said the radios will provide next-generation wideband tactical communications for mission critical situations, close-air support, precision fires, MEDVAC and Collaborative chat. George Helm, president, Department of Defense …

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November Executive Move Recap; 21 Moves all Across GovCon

No time to waste, see all 21 executive moves GovCon Wire covered in November below. Business Development  SRA International appointed Deb Alderson to guide the firm’s efforts to enter new markets and land large customer accounts in the newly created position of executive vice president of strategic development. CACI International …

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Harris Corp. Product First of Kind to Meet New DHS Standards

Harris Corporation (NYSE:HRS), has its P5400 800MHz Project 25 (P25) portable radio is the first to meet the higher standards required by the Department of Homeland Security’s P25 Compliance Assessment Program (CAP) compliance process. Compliance with P25 standards is regarded as the most important step to gaining interoperability among the …

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