Harris' Tactical Manpack Radio Gets NSA Certification

  • Our Bureau
  • 01:02 PM, August 21, 2014
  • 2406

According to an UPI report, Harris’ Falcon III RF-340M multi-channel manpack radio receives Type-1 certification from the U.S. National Security Agency.

The certification means the commercially-developed radio system can be fielded and used for secure voice and data communications up through the top secret level.

"NSA certification of the RF-340M is a significant milestone as the U.S. Army transitions to competitive tactical radio procurements," said George Helm, president, Department of Defense business, Harris RF Communications. "It provides a ready-for-fielding alternative to the program of record radio that significantly enhances the capabilities of our warfighters."

The RF-340M has tested capable sending and receiving communications with the military's new Mobile User Objective System (MUOS) satellite system communications without requiring additional hardware.

Harris said the Falcon III RF-340M is capable of hosting all required U.S. government wideband and narrowband waveforms, including those needed by the U.S. Special Operations Command.

Also Read

Harris Completes Testing Falcon III Manpack Radio With MUOS

April 25, 2014 @ 12:08 PM

Harris Win $100 Million Falcon Manpack Tactical Radios Contract

December 30, 2013 @ 07:14 AM

Harris Corp To Supply Manpack Tactical Radios To USAF

January 3, 2013 @ 12:00 AM

General Dynamics Wins U.S Army Manpack Radio Contract

December 4, 2012 @ 12:00 AM

UK MoD Accepts New Manpack Electronic Warfare System Into Service

August 9, 2012 @ 12:00 AM

Harris wins $73 million contract from U.S. Marine for 117G multiband manpack...

March 25, 2010 @ 12:00 AM

Harris Corp Wins $225M Contract To Provide Next-gen Manpack Radios

June 13, 2017 @ 11:30 AM

Harris Wins $15 Million Contract For Falcon III Radio System

January 14, 2015 @ 12:57 PM

Tor, CSpace And ZRTP Are Your Passport To Anonymity

January 2, 2015 @ 11:27 AM

Harris Corp Wins $770 Million Geospatial Data Mapping Contract

October 27, 2014 @ 02:23 PM

Harris Corp To Supply 1,500 Falcon III Radios To USAF Special Operations

September 17, 2014 @ 01:52 PM

Harris To Supply Falcon III Radios Worth $88 Million Middle East Nation

September 12, 2014 @ 02:09 PM
FEATURES/INTERVIEWS