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Harris wins $297M radio contract with Navy

Harris Corp. has won a $297 million task order contract to deliver Falcon tactical radio systems to the Navy.

The contract, which spans five years, was awarded by the Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command.

"This contract enables the Navy to deploy handheld, manpack, fixed mount/vehicular and base station radios for applications in high-frequency, very-high frequency, ultra-high frequency, line-of-sight and satellite communications. Our products are fully interoperable with all U.S. and coalition forces,'' said George Helm, president, U.S. Department of Defense business, Harris RF Communications.

Radios to be acquired are of all major types and frequency ranges that Harris offers, and will include the company’s Falcon III AN/PRC-117G wideband manpack; the Falcon III AN/PRC-152 multiband handheld; and the Falcon II AN/PRC-150(C) high-frequency manpack radios.

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Mark Hoover is a senior staff writer with Washington Technology. You can contact him at mhoover@washingtontechnology.com, or connect with him on Twitter at @mhooverWT.

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