Harris Corporation Tactical Radio Capability Combines Secure Interoperability and Independence for Joint and Individual Missions
- Provides encryption that can interoperate with U.S. and NATO forces
- Eliminates need for separate tactical radio assets
- Allows integration with additional waveforms to address new battlefield challenges
Harris Corporation (NYSE: HRS) has launched a new Suite B security capability for its Falcon III® AN/PRC-117G multiband manpack radio – an industry first that combines secure interoperability and key independence to enable U.S. and NATO forces to communicate in joint or individual missions.
The Suite B encryption allows users to switch between U.S./NATO and independent networks on a single radio – removing the need to maintain two separate radio systems. This enables the elimination of duplicate maintenance, training, user support and logistics activities – freeing up capital for other military expenditures. Suite B security can also be integrated with additional waveforms to address new battlefield challenges as they arise.
“This secure capability allows our NATO partners to use the 117G to its fullest extent in battlefield scenarios that require multi-mission capabilities, while still maintaining independent communications capability for their own training and operations,” said Chris Young, president, Harris Communication Systems.
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Harris Corporation is a leading technology innovator, solving customers’ toughest mission-critical challenges by providing solutions that connect, inform and protect. Harris supports government and commercial customers in more than 100 countries and has approximately $6 billion in annual revenue. The company is organized into three business segments: Communication Systems, Electronic Systems and Space and Intelligence Systems. Learn more at harris.com.
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