Air National Guard Orders Harris Radios for Tactical, Public Safety Missions

ManpackRadio1Harris will provide vehicular radio systems worth $13 million for ground-to-air public safety and tactical communications of the U.S. National Guard.

The U.S.’ reserve military organization ordered Harris’ AN/PRC-117G Falcon III multiband networking manpack radios as well as AN/PRC-150 high-frequency and XG-100M Unity radio platforms, the company said Tuesday.

Harris will design the products to connect with a company-built vehicular intercom system and integrate with the Air National Guard’s multiwheeled vehicles.

The order also includes radio system installation, training and other support services.

Harris noted a tactical air control party uses the company’s Battlefield Airmen System of Integrated Communications network to coordinate close air support operations.

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