L3Harris Receives $297 Million Tactical Radio Contract Cap Increase From U.S. Special Operations Command

Strong points:

  • Increases indefinite delivery and indefinite quantity contract cap to $552 million

  • Enables advanced communications

  • Extends the American advantage via software updates for future capabilities and resilient waveforms

ROCHESTER, NY, May 16, 2022–(BUSINESS WIRE)–L3Harris Technologies (NYSE: LHX) has received a $297 million IDIQ contract raise for its Falcon® IV United States Special Operations Command (USSOCOM) AN/PRC-167 radio systems.

USSOCOM increased the initial IDIQ cap from $255 million to $552 million. This follows two orders in the fourth quarter of 2021 totaling $36 million, the latest in a series of full-rate production orders in support of the Next Generation Tactical Communications (NGTC) program.

“Reaching the initial IDIQ cap 15 months after the first full-rate production order in 2021 illustrates the excellent adoption rate of the AN/PRC-167, which is currently deployed by Special Operations Forces Americans,” said Chris Aebli, president, Tactical Communications, L3Harris. “The success of this program and our longstanding relationship with USSOCOM demonstrates L3Harris’ ability to meet the challenges faced by SOF operators and their platforms. We provide solutions that offer more capacity and resilience than any other system.

To date, USSOCOM and L3Harris have produced more than 20,000 NGTC systems, including the Manpack AN/PRC-167 and AN/PRC-163 Handheld Computerto connect and empower SOF throughout their missions.

L3Harris’ extensive waveform library extends the US advantage via software updates for future capabilities and resilient waveforms. Waveforms offer full interoperability with US and global partners. Software updates for emerging capabilities will provide and maintain true resilience against threats from peer adversaries.

About L3Harris Technologies
L3Harris Technologies is an agile global innovator in aerospace and defense technologies, delivering end-to-end solutions that meet critical customer needs. The company provides advanced defense and commercial technologies in the space, air, land, maritime and cyber domains. L3Harris has annual revenue of over $17 billion and 47,000 employees, with customers in over 100 countries. L3Harris.com.

Forward-looking statements
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