Harris Corporation (NYSE:HRS) has received a $47 million order for wideband radio systems from a nation in the Middle East as part of its continuing tactical communications modernization program.

The Harris systems will be used to support a command, control, communications, computers, intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (C4ISR) network used by military and security forces. The system integrates software-defined radios from the Harris Falcon III ® RF-7800 family of tactical radios, which includes the RF-7800H Wideband High-Frequency Radio, RF-7800V Combat Net Radio, RF-7800M Multiband Networking Radio and RF-7800I Vehicular Intercom Systems.

"These systems provide this nation's forces with critical real-time tactical information and enable seamless communications across the breadth of the entire brigade combat team,'' said Brendan O'Connell, president, Tactical Communications, Harris RF Communications. "Harris Falcon radios are increasingly being integrated into tactical communication systems that connect headquarters to the field through real-time voice, data and ISR feeds.''

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 13,000 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.

Copyright Business Wire 2010