Harris Introduces FalconCommand System
Harris Corporation, an international communications and information technology company introduced the RF-5410-FC FalconCommand (TM) system, a portable software application that provides advanced tools for managing and synchronizing data across the battlefield.
Fully compatible with both military and commercial GPS, FalconCommand delivers real-time troop positions for both friendly and hostile forces, sensor data and status information. FalconCommand integrates the data with maps to provide vital battlefield intelligence, allowing the entire military enterprise to work on a common operational picture.
"By equipping each soldier with up-to-date intelligence and plans, commanders obtain and maintain information superiority over the enemy, significantly increasing the chance of mission success,'' said Andy Start, President, International Business Unit, Harris RF Communications. "Falcon Command delivers updates dynamically over radio networks. As the world leader in tactical radios, Harris is uniquely positioned to deliver this type of advanced system solution."
Ideal for use at higher headquarters through squad-level users, FalconCommand enables target, threat, location and logistics information to be sent and received covertly, either instantly or at user-defined, pre-determined intervals. The system includes MIL-STD-2525 or user-defined symbology, shared databases, pre-formatted messages, email, text chat and terrain analysis capabilities to facilitate quicker decision making at all levels.
From route planning to target acquisition, FalconCommand is an essential planning aid for individual operators or small teams. With capability for on-the-fly changes to mission plans, the system provides soldiers the information vital to accomplishing missions safely and effectively. FalconCommand interfaces seamlessly with Harris Falcon radios and other Battle Management Systems.