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Harris Corporation Awarded $15 Million Order to Supply Tactical Radios to Middle East Nation

ROCHESTER, N.Y.
June 24, 2016

Highlights:

  • Includes SINCGARS and SpearNet radios, training and support services
  • Supports ground forces of the military’s aviation branch
  • Strengthens Harris’ position as provider of international tactical communications solutions

Harris Corporation (NYSE:HRS) has received a $15 million order to provide tactical radios, management systems, training and field support services to a nation in the Middle East as part of an ongoing modernization program.  The contract was awarded during the fourth quarter of Harris’ 2016 fiscal year.

Harris will provide Single Channel Ground and Airborne Radio System (SINCGARS) radios, which provide the secure voice communications backbone for ground forces in more than 30 countries, and SpearNet tactical radios, which enable high-throughput voice and data networking on and off the battlefield. 

“These radios will deliver advanced communications capabilities to the ground segment of the nation’s aviation force,” said Chris Young, president, Harris Communication Systems.  “This order recognizes the continued trust in our tactical radios’ exceptional capabilities.”

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.  Learn more at harris.com.

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