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Harris Corporation Receives $11 Million Order from Middle East Nation for Falcon III Tactical Radios


August 17, 2015
By Business Wire News

ROCHESTER, N.Y.

Harris Corporation (NYSE:HRS) has received a $11 million order from a nation in the Middle East to supply the Harris RF-7800 series of Falcon III® multiband, multimission radios as part of a continued modernization effort. The order was booked and shipped during the fourth quarter of Harris’ fiscal 2015.

The order includes the RF-7800H-MP wideband tactical manpack radio, which delivers expanded data capabilities in long-range, beyond-line-of-sight environments; and the RF-7850M-HH multiband networking handheld radio, the first international radio to offer wideband communications and mobile, ad-hoc networking along with legacy narrowband waveforms.

“These radios support the customer’s operational requirements for simultaneous, secure voice and high-bandwidth data across a wide range of military missions,” said Brendan O’Connell, president, Tactical Communications, Harris Communication Systems. “Our continued investment in the Falcon portfolio, supported by our strong presence in the region, enables us to transition customers from legacy voice-dominated tactical radios to networked wideband tactical radios.”

About Harris Corporation

Harris provides advanced, technology-based solutions that solve government and commercial customers’ mission-critical challenges. The company has approximately $8 billion in annual revenue and about 23,000 employees — including 9,000 engineers and scientists — supporting customers in more than 125 countries. Learn more at harris.com.

Forward-Looking Statements

This press release contains forward-looking statements that reflect management’s current expectations, assumptions and estimates of future performance and economic conditions. Such statements are made in reliance upon the safe harbor provisions of Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933 and Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934. The company cautions investors that any forward-looking statements are subject to risks and uncertainties that may cause actual results and future trends to differ materially from those matters expressed in or implied by such forward-looking statements. Statements about the expected value of the program to Harris are forward-looking and involve risks and uncertainties. Other factors that may impact the company’s results and forward-looking statement may be disclosed in the company’s filings with the SEC. Harris disclaims any intention or obligation to update or revise any forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events, or otherwise.

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