Harris Corporation (NYSE:HRS) has received a $15 million order to expand applications for wideband tactical networking for the U.S. Marine Corps.

Harris will provide Falcon III ® vehicular radio systems and accessories to the U.S. Marine Corps AN/MRC-145 program. The system is based on the combat-proven Falcon III ® AN/PRC-117G, a software upgradeable manpack radio that delivers tactical Internet capability to the battlefield and allows users to communicate by voice, video and data for enhanced command and control and situational awareness.

"This order represents a strategic investment that will enable the Marine Corps to keep pace with rapidly changing technology," said George Helm, president, Department of Defense business, Harris RF Communications. "Our radios meet current military requirements and are positioned for future enhancements through software upgrades. We've already incorporated the Soldier Radio Waveform into the radio, and will be adding advanced tactical satellite communications capabilities offered by the new Mobile User Objective System. This flexible approach fulfills the vision of the Joint Tactical Radio System."

Harris RF Communications is the leading global supplier of secure radio communications and embedded high-grade encryption solutions for military, government and commercial organizations. The company's Falcon ® family of software-defined tactical radio systems encompasses manpack, handheld and vehicular applications. Falcon III ® is the next generation of radios supporting the U.S. military's Joint Tactical Radio System (JTRS) requirements, as well as network-centric operations worldwide. Harris RF Communications is also a leading supplier of assured communications ® systems and equipment for public safety, utility and transportation markets — with products ranging from the most advanced IP voice and data networks to portable and mobile single and multiband radios.

About Harris Corporation

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 $5 billion of annual revenue and about 14,000 employees — including 6,000 engineers and scientists. Harris is dedicated to developing best-in-class assured communications ® products, systems and services. Additional information about Harris Corporation is available at harris.com.

Forward-Looking Statements

This press release contains forward-looking statements that reflect management's current expectations, assumptions and estimates of future performance and economic conditions. Such statements are made in reliance upon the safe harbor provisions of Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933 and Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934. The company cautions investors that any forward-looking statements are subject to risks and uncertainties that may cause actual results and future trends to differ materially from those matters expressed in or implied by such forward-looking statements. Statements about the expected value of the program to Harris are forward-looking and involve risks and uncertainties. Harris disclaims any intention or obligation to update or revise any forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events, or otherwise.

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