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Harris Corporation Receives $36M Order from NATO Nation for Falcon® High-Frequency Tactical Radios

Harris Corporation (NYSE:HRS), an international communications and information technology company, has received a $36 million order from a NATO country for Falcon high-frequency (HF) tactical radios.

The Falcon II® AN/PRC-150(C) HF radio will provide the nation’s special forces with Type-1 secure voice and data communications for beyond-line-of-sight environments. Harris is providing this nation with AN/PRC-150 radios in both manpack and vehicular configurations.

“Harris HF radios enable military personnel to stay connected from the most unforgiving geographies for tactical communications," said Brendan O’Connell, president, International Business, Harris RF Communications. “The AN/PRC-150(C) has set the international standard for interoperability as the most widely deployed HF radio. We now are focused on extending that legacy into the next generation."

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.

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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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