Harris to supply Falcon III manpack radios for Canada

Communications technology company Harris has received a $4.7m (£2.9m) order from the government of Canada for Falcon III AN/PRC-117G multiband manpack radios and RF-7800B tactical satellite communication systems.

The systems will provide Canada’s armed forces with next-generation tactical communications in support of network-enabled applications such as video and collaborative chat.

Harris is providing Canada with both the AN/PRC-117G wideband radio system and RF-7800B Broadband Global Area Networking (BGAN) satellite terminals.

Integration of the AN/PRC-117G with the Harris RF-7800B terminals will provide Canadian personnel with end-to-end, Type-1 secure beyond-line-of-sight (BLOS) wideband communications connectivity.