Harris Corp. (NYSE: HRS) reported it has been awarded the mid-tier networking vehicular radio (MNVR) contract from the US Army, with a potential total value of USD140m.
Harris was chosen in a competitive procurement over three other bidders. The contract includes an initial order for up to 232 MNVR radio systems for the upcoming Network Integration Evaluation 15.1 in the fall of 2014.
The two-channel MNVR solution is based on Harris´ combat-proven Falcon III wideband networking technology. Harris has deployed more than 45,000 Falcon III wideband radios around the world.
Harris is an international communications and information technology company serving government and commercial markets in more than 125 countries. Headquartered in Melbourne, Florida, the company has approximately USD5bn of annual revenue and about 14,000 employees including 6,000 engineers and scientists. Additional information about Harris Corp. is available at harris.com.