Thales Awarded Second Contract for AN/PRC-154 Rifleman Radios
September 17, 2012 - Thales Communications, Inc. announces that the U.S. Army has awarded the second Low Rate Initial Production (LRIP) contract for AN/PRC-154 Rifleman Radios, part of the Joint Tactical Radio System Handheld, Manpack, and Small Form Fit (JTRS HMS) program. General Dynamics C4 Systems is the prime contractor for the JTRS HMS program, and Thales is responsible for producing 50 percent of all LRIP Rifleman Radios. With this latest award for 13,000 radios and associated ancillaries, the Army has procured more than 19,000 AN/PRC-154 Rifleman Radios.
Download: Thales Press Release - Rifleman Radio LRIP2 Award - 091712.pdf
Thales (www.thalesgroup.com) is a global technology leader for the Defense, Security, Aerospace, and Transportation markets. In 2011, the company generated revenues of 13 billion (approximately $18.3 billion) with 67,000 employees in 56 countries. With its 22,500 engineers and researchers, Thales has a unique capability to design, develop and deploy equipment, systems and services that meet the most complex security requirements. Thales has an exceptional international footprint, with operations around the world working with customers and local partners
Thales Communications, Inc. (www.thalescomminc.com) is a global leader in the development of reliable, software-defined radio equipment and solutions. The company serves the ground, naval, airborne, and homeland security domains with tactical electronic equipment and information systems that address the technological and environmental challenges presented in real-world situations-especially those with size, weight, and power constraints. A U.S. proxy company (100% American), Thales Communications, Inc. is part of Thales.
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