2018-11-07

Harris Corporation receives NSA certification for AN/PRC-163 handheld radio

Source: Harris Corporation

Harris Corporation (NYSE:HRS) has received National Security Agency (NSA) Type-1 certification for its AN/PRC-163 multi-channel handheld networking radio – bringing groundbreaking capabilities to the warfighter, with the ability for future expansion. The Harris AN/PRC-163 combines communications and intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (ISR) capabilities to address the users’ unique mission needs in a small, portable form factor. This certification allows the radio to transmit secure voice and data communications up to Top Secret level on both channels for VHF/UHF line of sight, SATCOM and Mobile Ad-Hoc Networking applications.

As a software-defined radio, it can be easily upgraded in the field and includes a mission module expansion slot that allows for changes based on evolving mission needs.