L3Harris Receives First Full Rate Production Orders for Advanced Tactical Radios on US Army’s HMS Contracts
ROCHESTER, NY – (BUSINESS WIRE) -L3Harris Technologies (NYSE: LHX) has received full production orders for the US Army’s HMS (Handheld, Manpack & Small Form-Fit) program, providing advanced multi-channel communications for many missions for the Integrated Tactical Network.
Army awards L3Harris more than $ 200 million for multi-channel software-defined Falcon IV® AN / PRC-163 Leader handheld radios and AN / PRC-158 radios this will increase the effectiveness of fighter jets through activation and multimedia networking capabilities. The radio stations also fully support the army’s unified networking strategy, which will allow flexibility to upgrade waveforms with the advent of new technologies.
“The transition to full-speed production is a big step forward for the U.S. military in deploying their new integrated tactical network, and we are honored to support them with tactical radio solutions that make ITN possible,” said Dana Menert, president, communications systems. , L3Haris. “Our ongoing performance HMS and ENVG-B The program are the latest examples of how L3Harris supports the US military’s key priorities for its unified network and raising situational awareness, mobility, survival and lethality for our soldiers. ”
The Army’s indefinite quantity contracts for the Leader and manpack portable radios include a 5-year base and an additional 5-year option, with a ceiling of more than $ 16 billion. The military expects to purchase approximately 100,000 two-channel Leader radios and 65,000 HMS Manpack radios.
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