Harris Corporation to Provide Tactical Communications for US Army’s High-Priority Security Force Assistance Brigades
Published on: 6th Dec 2017
Harris Corporation (NYSE HRS) has been selected to outfit U.S. Army Security Force Assistance Brigades (SFABs) with reliable and combat proven communication systems.
Harris will provide a full battlefield solution including its Falcon III® AN/PRC-152A Wideband Networking Handheld Radios and AN/PRC-117G Multiband Networking Manpack Radios, as well as its AN/PRC-160 High Frequency Manpack Radios. The radios will be equipped with the Soldier Radio Waveform (SRW) and the Adaptive Networking Wideband Waveform (ANW2), providing robust battlespace communications.
The SFAB trains and organizes coalition forces, while equipping them with proven and reliable equipment needed to complete their missions. The SFAB builds coalition partner capability, preserving U.S. Army combat forces for other pressing missions if required.
"The Security Force Assistance Brigades are an important, near-term Army priority," said Chris Young, president, Harris Communication Systems. "Our world-class manufacturing facility enables us to quickly support the Army with immediate delivery of these battle-tested radios and waveforms, providing the critical communications capability for these brigades on the battlefield."
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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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