Harris Gets $44 Million Air Force Order

ROCHESTER, N.Y. (AP) -- Harris Corp., which makes radios and communications devices for military and commercial customers, said Monday it received orders valued at $44 million from the U.S. Air Force for handheld radios and accessories.

The company said the Falcon III AN/PRC-152(C) radios and accessories will support the changing communication needs of the Air Force, including its Security Forces, Special Operations, Combat Engineers and Air Mobility Command.

The Air Force is acquiring the radios along with vehicle adapter amplifiers, base stations and repeater systems, according to Melbourne, Fla.-based Harris.

Shares of Harris rose 26 cents to $30.35 in morning trading.

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