Harris Corp. (NYSE: HRS) has received an initial order from the US Navy for its next-generation Falcon III Multi-channel Manpack tactical radio. It is marketed as the first tactical radio that can expand capabilities as the needs of the battlefield change.
Harris said it will deliver the radios this fall. The radio is designed to operate over the new mobile user objective system military communications satellite without any hardware changes.
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. Its website is at harris.com.