Harris wins battlespace communications tender

Harris Corporation has been named the preferred tenderer for an integrated battlespace communication system for the Australian Defence Force.

The company was selected by the Commonwealth of Australia for the Land 2072 Phase 3 program, which is a critical part of the Australian Army’s Networked Digitisation Plan.

contact_free_boxesThe plan will modernize the Australian Army’s communications network – enhancing operational tempo and command and control.

Under the program, Harris will provide an integrated tactical communications network for voice and data services to tactical forces over line-of-sight and beyond-line-of-sight applications.

The solution will include tactical radios and other systems and technology from Harris as well as partner companies.

“This agreement reinforces our status as a trusted partner and continues our long-standing commitment to providing the Australian Defence Force with secure communications and networking solutions,” said Alan Callaghan, president and managing director, Harris Defence Australia.

“Our company is proud to be part of such a pivotal program and to support the Australian Army’s continued modernisation efforts.”

 

Harris Defence Australia is headquartered in Brisbane and also has primary offices in Canberra, Perth and Melbourne, Australia.  It has served government and commercial customers throughout Australia for more than 25 years.  The company has about 150 employees at six locations and provides products, systems and services in tactical and managed satellite communications and systems integration.

Headquartered in America, the parent company is a leading technology innovator, solving our customers’ toughest mission-critical challenges by providing solutions that connect, inform and protect. It supports customers in more than 125 countries, has approximately $8 billion in annual revenue and 22,000 employees worldwide. The company is organized into four business segments: Communication Systems, Space and Intelligence Systems, Electronic Systems, and Critical Networks. Learn more at harris.com.

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