Germany orders Falcon III software-defined radios – Digital Battlespace
Germany will receive AN / PRC-117G radios from L3Harris Technologies. (Photo: L3Harris Technologies)
L3Harris provides AN / PRC-117G radio stations to Germany under the FMS program.
L3Harris Technologies provides Falcon III AN / PRC-117G Manpack radio stations in Germany under the FMS program.
The value of the contract and delivery times were not disclosed.
The AN / PRC-117G radios support German military modernization efforts by providing “advanced narrowband and broadband networking capabilities – offering greater interoperability with US and NATO allies for coalition operations,” L3Harris announced on April 1.
More than 50,000 AN / PRC-117G radios have been delivered to customers worldwide.
According to Shephard Defense Insight, single-channel software-defined radio covers 30MHz-2GHz and is said to be 30% smaller and 35% lighter than multi-band radios.
AN / PRC-117G can be upgraded with new waveforms, such as SATURN, ROVER, MUOS. It is also coded NINE Suite B, which allows users to interact securely and easily with the United States, NATO and regional partners.
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