Tag Archives: Chris Young

Harris Gets NSA Type-1 Certification for Wideband HF Manpack Radio

A Harris-developed wideband manpack radio system has secured a Type-1 certification from the National Security Agency for the transmission of classified images, maps and other data from beyond-line-of-sight environments. Harris said Monday the RF-300H high-frequency manpack radio under the Falcon III product line offers data transmission capacities of up to 10 times faster than …

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Harris to Help DoD Develop Narrowband Soldier Radio Waveform; Chris Young Comments

The National Spectrum Consortium has awarded Harris a three-year contract to produce a narrowband mode of the Defense Department‘s Soldier Radio Waveform. Harris said Wednesday the narrowband SRW will be designed to help reduce spectrum requirements for the deployment of an infantry brigade combat team and expand the warfighter’s point-to-point communications range. “The new narrowband waveform is …

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Harris Falcon III Radio System Gets NSA Certification; Chris Young Comments

The National Security Agency has certified Harris‘ Falcon III AN/PRC-117G manpack radio system to operate with the Defense Department‘s Mobile User Objective System waveform. The Type-1 NSA certification validates the security measures Harris has put in place to facilitate military data and voice communications through the multiband networking radio technology, the company said Wednesday. Chris Young, president …

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Harris to Distribute Tait Communications Products in North America

Harris Corp.‘s public safety and professional communications business has entered into a partnership with Tait Communications to become an exclusive distributor of the latter’s communications products in North America. The agreement will market the two companies’ public safety and professional communications product lines and combine their dealer networks across more than 250 locations …

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Study: 71% of IT Execs Link Workforce Shortage to Companies’ Cyber Vulnerabilities

A report by Intel Security and the Center for Strategic and International Studies has found that 71 percent of information technology professionals believe the shortage of cybersecurity professionals make business organizations more vulnerable to cyber attacks. Intel Security said Wednesday it commissioned technology market research firm Vanson Bourne in May to …

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Harris Nabs Two Orders From European Customer for Tactical Radio Supply

Harris has acquired two orders worth an estimated $29 million combined from an undisclosed European customer to provide Falcon tactical radios. The company will supply its Falcon product line, including AN/PRC-152A wideband networking handheld radios, AN/PRC-117G multiband networking manpack radios and AN/PRC-150C HF/VHF tactical radios as part of a standardization program that seeks to address …

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Army Org Selects Harris Vehicle Radios for Middle East, North African Foreign Sales Orders

Harris has received $20 million in task orders from a U.S. Army organization to provide vehicle-based radios to service branch partners in Middle East and North Africa under the U.S.’ foreign military sales program. Harris said Friday the U.S. Army Communications-Electronics Command will help those partner countries acquire the company’s Single Channel Ground and Airborne Radio …

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Harris Secures Tactical Radio Supply Contract From Mideast Nation; Chris Young Comments

Harris Corp. has landed a $17 million order from a Middle East nation for the supply of multiband networking radios. The company will provide RF-7850M Falcon III radios to the customer as part of the country’s tactical communications modernization program, Harris said Thursday. Chris Young, president of Harris’ communications systems business, said that …

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African Country Picks Harris for Tactical Radio Supply Contract; Chris Young Comments

Harris Corp. will supply Falcon III tactical radios to an unnamed country in Africa under an $11 million contract. The contract covers the Harris-built RF-7800H-MP manpack radio, RF-7850M-HH handheld radio and the RF-7800V-HH VHF Combat Net Radio, Harris said Tuesday. The unnamed African country placed the order as part of its communications …

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Intel Forms Board to Develop Automotive Cyber Best Practices

Intel has created an Automotive Security Review Board to perform audits and codify best practices for cybersecurity in the automobile industry in order to mitigate cyber risks among connected, next-generation cars. The company said Monday the board consists of security industry professionals with specializations in cyber-physical systems. “With the help of the ASRB, …

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