Software Upgrade Extends Range to Beyond-Line-of-Sight Communications Through Integration with Harris RF-7800B Broadband Global Area Networking (BGAN) Terminals
WASHINGTON, Oct. 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- (AUSA Booth #1439) -- Harris Corporation (NYSE: HRS), an international communications and information technology company, today announced the addition of broadband satellite data capability to its JTRS-approved Falcon III(® )AN/PRC-117G wideband networking radio. The software upgrade adds significant new features that will facilitate global, high-data-rate communications between senior military commanders and personnel at the tactical edge.
Integration of the AN/PRC-117G radio with the Harris RF-7800B family of ruggedized Broadband Global Area Network (BGAN) satellite terminals provides warfighters with unique end-to-end, Type-1 secure beyond-line-of-sight (BLOS) network communications connectivity. The Falcon III AN/PRC-117G is the first JTRS-approved tactical radio to offer Type-1 secure access to high-bandwidth applications such as streaming video, reconnaissance information and biometrics--in addition to narrowband legacy waveforms.
"The integration of the AN/PRC-117G with our BGAN terminals provides customers with a powerful solution for distributing information to the connected battlefield," said Steve Marschilok, president of Department of Defense Business, Harris RF Communications. "Our integrated system delivers BLOS data and intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance communication links from the first tactical mile to strategic infrastructure, providing users at all levels with a more thorough, common operational picture."
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