Falcon III Selected for Polish Tactical Radio Networks

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Harris Corporation will supply the Polish Ministry of National Defense new radio sets under an order worth US$61 million. Poland is acquiring Harris Falcon III AN/PRC-117G manpack and AN/PRC-152A handheld radios for the next phase of its tactical radio modernization. These radios will provide Poland’s armed forces with secure wideband combat net radio, tactical satellite and ground-to-air communications. Both radios are equipped with the Harris Adaptive Networking Wideband Waveform (ANW2), which enables military forces to leverage advanced battle management applications such as collaborative chat, streaming video and intelligence collection. “Our Falcon III radios will enable Polish military personnel to communicate seamlessly with U.S. and NATO forces during joint warfighting missions,”’ said Brendan O’Connell, president, international business, Harris RF Communications. According to O’connell, more than 40,000 of these radios are currently in use by all branches of the U.S. Department of Defense and 15 allied nations.