Telecom Lead Asia-Pacific: Harris Corporation has
received a $10 million contract from Pittsylvania County, Virginia, to deploy a
public safety digital communications system based on P25 Phase 2 standards.
The Harris P25IP 700 MHz radio system will provide
secure and reliable communications for the more than 1,000 first responders
across the county’s 978 square miles.
The project will allow direct interoperability with
neighboring jurisdictions, including local, state and federal agencies.
Our extensive evaluation process determined that the
Harris P25IP solution was the radio system best suited to support our
public safety personnel in communicating during standard and mutual-aid
emergency response situations,” said Jim Davis, emergency manager, Pittsylvania
The contract was awarded to Harris in the second quarter
of its fiscal year 2012. This new system is one of the nation’s first P25 Phase
2 radio systems in deployment.
The eight-tower site system will enable enhanced
interoperable communication for Pittsylvania County first responders with
Harris demonstrated that it had the best understanding
of Pittsylvania County’s critical applications, infrastructure and
requirements, and that we designed a specific system that completely meets the
county’s needs,” said Steve Marschilok, president, Harris Public Safety and
The county also will deploy Harris’ trunked vehicular
repeaters, powerful system tools capable of extending system coverage in both
the 700 and 800 MHz frequencies.
Based on Harris VIDA network platform, the Harris
P25IP system will be supported by 1,200 Harris mobile and portable radios,
including the P7300 portable and the award-winning Unity XG-100P multi-band
Harris bags $26.4 million order to supply falcon tactical
communication systems to Jordan Armed Forces
Recently, Harris Corporation as received a $26.4 million
order from the Kingdom of Jordan for Falcon III and Falcon II radios. These
tactical radio systems will provide modernized tactical communication