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Datron Awarded $495M FMS Contract to Provide Afghanistan Radios, Support Equipment

Datron World Communications has received a potential five-year, $495 million foreign military sales contract from the U.S. Army to produce radios and support equipment for Afghanistan. The Defense Department said Monday the contract will run through Aug. 30, 2021, and the military branch will determine funds and performance location upon issuance of each …

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Harris Enters Distribution Agreement With Tait Communications

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Aug. 19, 2016 — The public safety and professional communications business of Harris Corp. (NYSE: HRS) has signed an agreement to exclusively distribute  Tait Communications‘ products in the North American market, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The partnership will also work to market the companies’ technology platforms such as digital mobile radios, P25,  machine-to-machine, …

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Intelligent Decisions Sells US Army Comms, Transmission Systems Assets to Tribalco; Michele Friedman Comments

Intelligent Decisions has sold the company’s U.S. Army communications and transmission systems business assets to Bethesda, Maryland-based government services contractor Tribalco after the Army Contracting Command approved the transaction. Tribalco said Friday the deal includes ID’s position as one of 12 awardees on a potential $4.1 billion U.S. Army contract vehicle awarded in September 2013 for …

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Army Taps Harris for $1.7B Radio FMS Contract With Afghanistan

Harris Corp. (NYSE: HRS) has been awarded a potential five-year, $1.7 billion contract by the U.S. Army to produce military radio systems, ancillaries and spare parts for Afghanistan under a foreign military sales agreement. The Defense Department said Thursday that work location will depend on individual orders and the company is scheduled to finish work by June …

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Harris Receives $19M Air Force Falcon Wideband Radio Order

Harris Corp. (NYSE: HRS) has won a $19 million contract to supply wideband radio systems to the U.S. Air Force Special Operations Command. The company will provide up to 1, 500 Falcon III AN/PRC-152A radios and accessories that AFSOC intends to use for ground-to-air communications and situational awareness missions, Harris said Tuesday. Harris designed the wideband …

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Exelis Wins $115M Comm System Tools Order; Nick Bobay Comments

Exelis (NYSE: XLS) has won a $115 million contract to build communications system components and operator training for an unnamed international customer. The company will engineer the SpearNet radio units, the Single Channel Ground and Airborne Radio System and the VRC-92 radio system configurations at its Fort Wayne, Ind.-based facility, the …

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Special Ops Command Seeks Ideas for AM/FM Radio Override Tech

U.S. Special Operations Command has asked industry to submit ideas for a radio broadcast system intended search for and acquire every AM and FM station in a specific area, then broadcast a message to that location via the acquired stations. The command intends to identify all domestic and international businesses that could …

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Exelis Wins Intl Order for “Wide Range” of Comms Equipment; Nick Bobay Comments

ITT Exelis (NYSE: XLS) will supply an international customer with a “wide range” of communications equipment that includes radios and spare parts for radio systems under a recently announced contract. The McLean, Va.-based aerospace, defense and information solutions contractor will take in $11.6 million for the equipment from its SpearNet …

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Harris Wins Intl Public Safety Radio System Contract; Steve Marschilok Comments

Harris Corp. (NYSE: HRS) has won a $31 million contract to install a nationwide radio system for emergency responders in Trinidad and Tobago, Harris said Friday. The company aims to have more than 6, 500 emergency responders in the military, law enforcement and government sectors connected to one interoperable system …

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Report: General Dynamics Nearing $300M Contract for Afghan Battlefield Radios; Chris Marzilli Comments

General Dynamics (NYSE: GD) will likely provide the U.S. Army with up to $296.4 million in battlefield manpack radios meant for 2013 deployment in Afghanistan, according to a Sept. 24 NextGov report. Bob Brewin writes that pending the results of certain development tests, the West Falls Church, Va.-based contractor will supply around 3, 800 of …

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