) unveils Internet Protocol-based, air traffic control (ATC)
voice communications system capable of supporting 1 to 800-plus
The new ATC system, which has been deployed in more than 50
countries, allows Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) system via
Harris' VCS21 technology. Consequently, the introduction of ATC
system will gradually sideline the existing Time-Division
Multiplexing communications hardware with standards-based,
VoIP-enabled voice nodes.
VCS21 technology supporting the U.S. NextGen and Single
European Sky ATM Research features and functions, fully
integrates ATC voice functions and other protocols, thereby
offering complete voice solution as per industry standards.
In 2012, Harris received a 15-year deal worth $291 million
from Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). The huge contract
will use the company's VCS21 technology, thereby controlling
growing network traffic by offering secure, digital
communications for pilots, controllers and ground personnel.
Harris currently carries a Zacks Rank #3 (Hold).
Other Stocks to Consider
Some other stocks in the defense sector and public safety are
General Dynamics Corp.
The Boeing Co.
Motorola Solutions Inc.
). While net earnings of General Dynamics missed the Zacks
Consensus Estimate in the recent quarter, Motorola Solutions and
Boeing handily beats the Zacks Consensus Estimates. General
Dynamics currently has a Zacks Rank #5 (Strong Sell), while both
Motorola Solutions and The Boeing currently have a Zacks Rank #3
Harris Corporation, based in Melbourne, Florida, remains one
of the leaders in the public safety and professional
communication market and boasts products ranging from industry
leading multi-band, multi-mode radios, public safety-grade
broadband voice, video and data solutions.
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