Nevada Awards Harris Corporation $108 Million Contract to Provide Statewide Shared Public Safety Radio System

December 12, 2018

Nevada Public Safety Radio System


  • Provides Nevada Shared Radio System with a P25 Phase 2 digital network
  • Includes an end-to-end solution for more than 16,000 users across 90 agencies
  • Continues a 20-plus-year partnership in the state

The Nevada Shared Radio System (NSRS) has awarded Harris Corporation (NYSE:HRS) a $108 million contract to provide a critical communications network that increases coverage, reliability, interoperability and functionality for more than 16,000 users across 90 agencies.

Nevada Department of Transportation, NV Energy and Washoe County will transition from a Harris EDACS system to a new statewide Harris P25 Phase 2 digital network. The system is designed to allow law enforcement, public safety workers, utility workers, public works and others to communicate across agencies on a statewide basis.

Harris will provide an end-to-end 126-site multicast/simulcast system, including a Voice, Interoperability, Data and Access (VIDA®) converged and integrated service platform; SymphonyTM command center dispatch consoles; XL-200P full-spectrum, LTE-capable, multiband P25 radios; and the BeOn® mobile Push-to-Talk application for integration of narrowband and broadband solutions.

“This extends a 20-plus-year partnership with Nevada Shared Radio System providing mission-critical communications capabilities for its users across the state,” said Nino DiCosmo, president, Harris Public Safety and Professional Communications. “This is truly a public-private partnership, and we look forward to providing the essential connectivity that will enable Nevada’s first responders to serve their communities.”

Harris Public Safety and Professional Communications is a leading supplier of communications systems and equipment for public safety, federal, utility, commercial and transportation markets. The business has more than 80 years of experience in public safety and professional communications and supports more than 500 systems around the world.

About Harris Corporation
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

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