Harris Receives $12M Order to Supply Tactical Radio Systems to Philippines Armed Forces


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Harris Corporation has received a $12 million order to provide the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) with Harris Falcon III tactical vehicular radios, intercom systems and handheld radios, as part of a communications modernization program.

Harris will provide the Light Armored Division of the Philippine Army with the Falcon RF-7800V Combat Net Radio integrated into the RF-7800I Intercom Systems. This comprehensive solution for in-vehicle voice and data communications delivers secure tactical network connectivity. Harris also will provide the Falcon RF-7800V handheld VHF Combat Net Radio for general use by the Army.

"These radios will provide soldiers in the Philippine Army with advanced command and control, and real-time situational awareness capabilities," said Brendan O’Connell, president, Tactical Communications, Harris Communication Systems. "They also will have secure interoperability with more than 15,000 Harris Falcon radios currently fielded within the AFP."

About Harris Corporation

Harris Corporation is a leading technology innovator, solving our customers’ toughest mission-critical challenges by providing solutions that connect, inform and protect. Harris supports customers in more than 125 countries, has approximately $8 billion in annual revenue and 22,000 employees worldwide. The company is organized into four business segments: Communication Systems, Space and Intelligence Systems, Electronic Systems, and Critical Networks.

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