AFP Ordered $18 Million Falcon III Radios and Vehicular Communications Systems

Harris Corporation will modernize the Light Armored Division of the Philippine Army with the latest Falcon RF-7800V Combat Net Radio integrated into the RF-7800I Intercom Systems. This comprehensive solution for in-vehicle voice and data communications delivers secure tactical network connectivity. It will speed up tactical radio modernization for the Philippine Army by providing soldiers with enhanced dominion and control and situational awareness for real-time decision-making.

Harris RF Communications is the leading global supplier of secure radio communications and embedded high-grade encryption solutions for military, government and commercial organizations.

The fixed encryption will provide make safe interoperability with more than 13,000 Harris Falcon radios currently fielded within the AFP.”Weighing 1.1kg, the RF-7800V CNR is suited for time-critical battle management systems (BMS) reporting and used an integrated GPS receiver and Harris’s new BMS waveform architecture. Fully interoperable with the Falcon II radio family, the radio also features simultaneous voice and data capabilities, true dual-net communications through intuitive dual push-to-talk capability, as well as a free channel search that provides frequency agility in high-noise or radio jamming environments.