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  • Harris Subjects Vehicular Tactical Radios to Limited User Test; George Helm Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Harris Subjects Vehicular Tactical Radios to Limited User Test; George Helm Comments

    Harris Corp. has conducted a limited user test of its Mid-tier Networking Vehicular Radio during the U.S. Army“™s Network Integration Evaluation 15.3 operation at Fort Bliss in Texas. The company said Thursday it sought to validate the video, voice and data sharing capability of MNVR among soldiers across company, battalion and brigade levels and verify network routing configurations in […] More

  • Harris Tests MUOS Waveform on Tactical Radios; George Helm Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Harris Tests MUOS Waveform on Tactical Radios; George Helm Comments

    Harris Corp. has demonstrated the company’s Falcon III tactical radios with a Mobile User Objective System waveform technology. The demonstration aimed to validate the ability of a multiband radio platform to deliver narrowband communications over the U.S. Defense Department‘s MUOS satellite network, Harris said Wednesday. “More than 30,000 AN/PRC-117G radios are already deployed and capable […] More

  • George Helm: Harris Vehicle Comm Systems to Support Air National Guard Missions - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    George Helm: Harris Vehicle Comm Systems to Support Air National Guard Missions

    Harris RF Communications will provide the Air National Guard with ground-to-air vehicle communication systems and associated installation, training and other services to support the exchange of voice and data during emergency response and combat missions. The company said Tuesday the five-channel system includes the Falcon III AN/PRC-117G manpack radio, RF-7800I vehicle intercom system and Unity XG-100M mobile radio. “The system will […] More

  • Marine Corps Orders $15M in Harris Falcon III Radios; George Helm Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Marine Corps Orders $15M in Harris Falcon III Radios; George Helm Comments

    Harris Corp. will provide Falcon III radios and related accessories to the U.S. Marine Corps AN/MRC-145 program under a $15 million contract designed to expand the branch“™s communications network capabilities. The Falcon III AN/PRC-117G-based wideband radio systems can be mounted on land transports, have upgradeable software and are integrated with soldier radio waveform technology, Harris […] More

  • DoD Customer Takes in Harris Falcon III Wideband Radio - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    DoD Customer Takes in Harris Falcon III Wideband Radio

    Harris Corp. has delivered the first Falcon III RF-330E-TR production units to a Defense Department customer as part of its programs for handheld, manpack and small form factor radios. The company said Thursday the RF-330E-TR is a wideband team radio used for tactical communications in theater with functions to monitor radio status and network availability. It is compliant with DoD’s Rifleman Radio […] More

  • NSA Certifies Harris Falcon III Manpack Radio; George Helm Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    NSA Certifies Harris Falcon III Manpack Radio; George Helm Comments

    Harris Corp. has attained certification from the National Security Agency for the company“™s new multi-channel manpack radio system. Harris will be able to deploy Falcon III RF-340M radios up to the Top Secret level of secure voice and data communications under the Type-1 certification, the company said Wednesday. The Army intends to use the multi-channel manpack in its […] More

  • Harris Tactical Radios Connected Soldiers to Army HQ for Demo; George Helm Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Harris Tactical Radios Connected Soldiers to Army HQ for Demo; George Helm Comments

    Harris Corp. has demonstrated its tactical radio systems for the U.S. Army“™s new vehicular-based radio networking program. Soldiers connected to command headquarters through email, chat and file download services using the Falcon III AN/VRC-118 mid-tier networking vehicular radio, Harris said Tuesday. “This successful demonstration represents a very important step for the Army in fielding a […] More

  • Harris Rifleman Team Radio Obtains NSA Certification; George Helm Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Harris Rifleman Team Radio Obtains NSA Certification; George Helm Comments

    Harris Corp. has received authorization to deploy its team radio system for secret level voice and data communications after obtaining a National Security Agency certification. The Falcon Wideband Rifleman radio works to connect troops to tactical networks for command and control functions under the Defense Department“™s Rifleman Radio program, Harris said Tuesday. George Helm, president […] More

  • George Helm: Harris to Release MUOS Radio Software Update Next Year - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    George Helm: Harris to Release MUOS Radio Software Update Next Year

    Harris Corp. has completed a series of interoperability tests on Falcon III manpack radios that host a waveform the company has developed for a U.S. military satellite communications system. “This milestone puts us on schedule to release the MUOS waveform through a software upgrade to the combat-proven AN/PRC-117G terminal next year,“ George Helm, president of Harris RF Communications‘ […] More

  • Harris to Supply Vehicular Applique Systems for Army Tactical Network; George Helm Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Harris to Supply Vehicular Applique Systems for Army Tactical Network; George Helm Comments

    Harris Corp. will provide its Soldier Radio Waveform applique systems to the U.S. Army for a tactical network modernization effort under a potential $988 million contract. The company said Friday the vehicular Harris SRW applique systems provide voice, video and data communications using the Falcon III wideband radio and a small form-factor wideband power amplifier. SRW applique systems work to connect soldiers to command […] More

  • Harris Demos HF Tactical Radio Network; George Helm Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Harris Demos HF Tactical Radio Network; George Helm Comments

    Harris Corp. has connected U.S. Special Operations Command bases in four states for a demonstration of the company’s new high-frequency tactical radio network. SOCOM personnel in Colorado, Kentucky, Florida and North Carolina transmitted and received voice and data messages through Harris“™ Falcon III HF tactical radio, Harris said Thursday. The demonstration was intended to evaluate […] More

  • Harris-Lockheed Team Connects Radio System, Satellite Constellation; George Helm Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Harris-Lockheed Team Connects Radio System, Satellite Constellation; George Helm Comments

    Harris Corp. and Lockheed Martin have completed a compatibility experiment for Harris’ radio system by connecting it with a Lockheed satellite system, intending to help fulfill the U.S. military“™s requirements for cellular communications. The Falcon III multiband manpack radio connected with the Mobile User Objective System satellite constellation during a high-latitude test over the North Pole, […] More

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