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Harris Corporation Receives $38 Million Order from Australian Defence Force for Wideband Tactical Radios

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Harris Corporation (NYSE:HRS) has received a $38 million order to deliver Falcon III(R) tactical radios that will provide Australia’s armed forces with reliable and secure Type-1 tactical voice and data communications. The order was awarded by the Defence Materiel Organisation of the Australian Department of Defence to support project JP2097. This project delivers enhancements to Networked Communications to meet Special Operations Command Land Mobility (LM) and Command, Control and Communications (C3) requirements.

The Australian Department of Defence is acquiring AN/PRC-152A handheld and AN/PRC-117G manpack radios to provide its forces with wideband tactical networking capabilities, as well as line-of-sight, ground-to-air and tactical satellite communications. The wideband network enables operators to send and receive tactical voice, video, and data, resulting in enhanced situational awareness and real-time intelligence. In addition, the AN/PRC-152A and AN/PRC-117G provide users with interoperability through legacy narrowband waveforms.

“This order complements the significant capabilities of Australia’s JP 2072 Program and expands our ongoing collaboration with the Australian Department of Defence,” said Brendan O’Connell, president, International Business, Harris RF Communications. “Harris Falcon radios provide the ADF with wideband capabilities, a broad suite of interoperable waveforms, and the ability to easily accommodate future Joint Tactical Radio Systems waveforms.”

Harris has deployed more than 35,000 AN/PRC-117G and 20,000 AN/PRC-152A radios worldwide. They are in use by all branches of the U.S. Department of Defense and more than 15 allied nations.

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(R) family of software-defined tactical radio systems encompasses manpack, handheld and vehicular applications. Falcon III(R) 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(R) 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 multi-band 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(R) products, systems and services. Additional information about Harris Corporation is available at harris.com.

Forward-Looking Statements

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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