New Member: Harris RF Communications
are pleased to welcome Harris RF Communications to the
GRDC. Harris RF Communications Division is a leading
supplier of secure voice and data communications products,
systems, and networks to military, government, and commercial
Corporation is an international communications technology
company focused on providing assured communications
products, systems, and services for government and commercial
customers. The company's four operating divisions serve
markets for government communications, tactical radio,
broadcast, and microwave systems. Harris provides systems
and service to customers in more than 150 countries.
solutions include secure radio products and systems
for man-transportable, mobile, strategic fixed-site,
and shipboard applications. They are used by U.S., NATO,
and Partnership for Peace forces, as well as government
agencies and embassies worldwide. Falcon® II radios
are being used for Homeland Security and Defense operations,
as well as in the War on Terrorism. Peacekeeping forces
around the globe are increasingly standardizing on Harris
tactical and strategic radio systems to meet the most
demanding communication challenges.
2003, RFCD responded to military requirements in Iraq
and Afghanistan, and other critical security missions
around the globe. Harris has shipped radios to more
than 40 international customers.
continues to support Homeland Security and Defense initiatives.
Through the Defense Early Response Fund, Harris tactical
radios are being used to equip the U.S. National Guard
and other agencies that provide quick response in times
of national emergencies. RFCD also strengthened its
position as a major contributor to next-generation tactical
radio programs for both the U.S. Department of Defense
and the UK Ministry of Defence. Harris was recently
selected to incorporate its Sierra cryptographic
subsystem into 100 percent of the radios to be provided
to the Department of Defense under Cluster 1 of the
U.S. Joint Tactical Radio System program.
RFCD has also developed a Military Grade, Type IV encryption
device known as the Citadel®. This chip has the
ability to provide exportable encryption for our family
of Falcon II radios at a low cost.
War on Terrorism has increased the demand for Harris'
II tactical radios. Falcon
II is battlefield proven, most recently in Afghanistan
and Iraq, and also in both hostile and peacekeeping
environments worldwide. In recent years, the U.S. Department
of Defense (DoD) has effectively standardized on the
high frequency (HF) radio and the AN/PRC-117F(C)
multiband radio, and Falcon II is in use with every
branch of the U.S. military.
radios were provided to the U.S. Special Operations
Command and the U.S. Army Reserve, the U.S. National
Guard and other agencies that respond quickly to national
emergencies. Standardization also is driving Falcon
II's success in the rest of the world. Countries in
Europe, Latin America, Asia, and the Middle East, in
addition to NATO and Partnership for Peace (PfP) countries,
continue to standardize on the Falcon II family.
Harris, RF Communications Division on the GRDC is Dani
Gabe Richards, Supervisor Human Resources. She can be
reached at, 1680 University Ave., Rochester, NY 14610,
phone: 585-242-3212, fax 585-242-4711, e-mail: email@example.com