Royal Brunei Armed Forces orders USA’s Harris Corp, wideband network tactical radios

By Army Technology; Harris has been awarded a contract to supply its Falcon III family of tactical communication systems to the Royal Brunei Armed Forces. Under the $40m contract, the company will deliver several different models from its Falcon III family, along with logistical and customer field support services to the military. Serving as part of a broader tactical communications system, the radios will provide soldiers with high-performance line-of-sight and beyond-line-of-sight voice and data communications, including wideband networking capabilities in the battlefield. Commenting on the contract, Harris RF Communications international business president Brendan O’Connell said the radio systems would create a secure communications backbone for the Royal Brunei Armed Forces and its modernisation programme. “These tactical systems will enhance situational awareness and speed decision-making,” O’Connell said. 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 $5.5 billion of annual revenue and about 15,000 employees — including 6,000 engineers and scientists (Source).

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