Germany Orders Harris Falcon III Wideband Manpack Radios

3 April 2011 (Last Updated April 3rd, 2011 18:30)

The Bundeswehr, the German armed forces, has placed orders for Harris Falcon III AN/PRC-117G multiband manpack radio systems to provide next-generation wideband networking to its defence personnel. Under the $1.6m order, the company will provide German forces with AN/PRC-117G radios and

The Bundeswehr, the German armed forces, has placed orders for Harris Falcon III AN/PRC-117G multiband manpack radio systems to provide next-generation wideband networking to its defence personnel.

Under the $1.6m order, the company will provide German forces with AN/PRC-117G radios and other related accessories.

The AN/PRC-117G radio provides warfighters with situational awareness of the battlefield through streaming video, simultaneous voice and data feeds, collaborative chat, and connectivity to secure networks.

The radios will be deployed to German forces in support of national and Nato peacekeeping missions.