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Harris Lands Potential $765M IDIQ to Supply Navy Portable Radios, Ancillary Parts

Harris‘ (NYSE: HRS) radio frequency communications unit has received a potential $765 million to provide multiple portable radio systems and ancillary parts to the U.S. Navy. The Defense Department said Monday the company will also help the service branch field manpack, handheld, fixed-mount, vehicular and base station radios that address …

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NATO Country Buys Exelis Radios to Secure Data Backbone

Exelis (NYSE: XLS) will supply a NATO client with high-capacity radios that are intended to serve as the customer’s communications data backbone under a $12 million contract. The data radio system is designed to protect data connections between command headquarters and ground forces, Exelis said Monday. Exelis will perform the work …

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Army Hands Potential $1B Radio Deal to Exelis, General Dynamics, Harris and Thales

Four companies have won positions on a potential 10-year, $988 million contract with the U.S. Army to manufacture radio appliques for usage by brigade combat teams. The Army Contracting Command’s office in Aberdeen, Md. received six bids for the firm-fixed-price contract via the Internet, the Defense Department said Wednesday. Single-channel …

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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 Intl Radio Contract Increased to $846M

The U.S. Army has increased the potential value of an international radio procurement contract held by Harris Corp. (NYSE: HRS) to $846 million. Saudi Arabia, Poland, Czech Republic, El Salvador, Latvia and Romania are acquiring radios under the foreign military sales contract, the Defense Department said Friday. Harris will also …

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Harris Wins $140M for Army Networking Radios

Harris Corp. (NYSE: HRS) has won a potential $140.7 million contract to produce mid-tier networking vehicular radios for the U.S. Army, Defense News reported Wednesday. Paul McLeary writes the Army will initially order 232 radios under an $8.4 million delivery order for testing and evaluation and plans to eventually buy 2, 500 low-rate initial …

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Harris Wins New Asia Tactical Radio Order

Harris Corp. (NYSE: HRS) has won a $29 million order to provide wideband tactical radios to an unidentified nation in Asia. That country’s armed forces is buying the Falcon III radios for transmitting data across the country and for its overall modernization plans, the company said Monday. Harris says the …

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Report: Army to Launch $1B in Radio Competitions

The U.S. Army will start accepting proposals in July for two contracts worth up to $1.4 billion combined, covering two types of battlefield radios, DoD Buzz reports. Brendan McGarry writes General Dynamics (NYSE: GD) currently supplies both Rifleman radios and Manpack radios to the Army. Potential competitors for the upcoming …

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Harris Wins $500M For Army Radios, Equipment

Harris Corp. (NYSE: HRS) has won a potential $500 million contract modification to provide the U.S. Army radios, support equipment and associated services. This modification intends to increase the ceiling value of a previously-awarded contract, the Defense Department said Tuesday. The Army will determine work location with each order under …

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Harris Wins NATO SATCOM Radio Order; Brendan O’Connell Comments

Harris Corp. (NYSE: HRS) has won $36 million in orders from a NATO country for the company’s handheld tactical radios and accessories, the company announced Thursday. The company won a $14 million order during its first fiscal quarter for 2013 and a $22 million order during the second quarter. The …

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