New Falcon IV Handheld Radios for UK MoD

L3Harris Technologies' Falcon IV AN/PRC-163 multi-channel handheld tactical radios will deliver critical communications and greater interoperability with U.S. and other NATO allies during coalition operations By DA Reporter / 10 Mar 2022
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L3Harris Technologies will provide its Falcon IV AN/PRC-163 multi-channel handheld tactical radios to the U.K. Ministry of Defense (MoD) to deliver critical communications and greater interoperability with U.S. and other NATO allies during coalition operations.

The L3Harris Falcon IV multi-channel handheld radio has been broadly adopted by the U.S. Army, U.S. Marine Corps, U.S. Special Operations Command, U.S. Air Force and a growing number of key allies to provide secure, resilient and interoperable communications capabilities.

Providing a wide range of secure communications waveforms – while simultaneously integrating voice and data communications, network routing, and gateway functions – the AN/PRC-163 radios offer true resilience against peer adversary threats. The flexible software-defined architecture enables users to quickly add new waveforms and enhanced capabilities to address evolving requirements.

“Success in coalition operations depends on strong partners and robust information sharing, from mission information down to voice communications,” said Keith Norton, Vice President, Communication Systems, UK, L3Harris. “The AN/PRC-163 will provide the MoD with unrivalled technical and advanced networking capabilities, greater interoperability for U.S. and other NATO allies, and is future-proofed for ever changing mission types.”

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