Harris Corporation Highband Networking Radios Selected by U.S. Army for First Battlefield Deployment of System to Iraq


MELBOURNE, Fla., Sept. 30 — Harris Corporation (NYSE: HRS), an international communications and information technology company, announced today that its Highband Networking Radio(TM) system will be deployed to the U.S. Army 101st Airborne Assault Division’s 2nd Brigade Combat Team currently assigned to the 4th Infantry Division in its role as Multi-National Division-Baghdad (MND-B). The 4th Infantry Division was responsible for the contracting and acquisition process and will play a critical role in supporting the integration of the Highband Networking Radio(TM) into the MND-B network architecture. Harris will supply the radios to contract holder GTSI Corporation, an IT services supplier to the U.S. government. Terms of the Harris contract were not provided. The Highband Networking Radio(TM) system was co-developed with BAE Systems.



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