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L3Harris Technologies Launches Mission Critical Alliance to Accelerate Advancement of Interoperable Communications

Aug 12, 2019

BALTIMORE (APCO 2019, Booth #923)


  • Mission Critical Alliance strengthens partnerships with best-of-breed technology solution providers
  • Alliance addresses increasing need for technologies that seamlessly connect, integrate and operate
  • Ecosystem includes leaders in devices, network technologies, services and applications

L3Harris Technologies (NYSE:LHX) has launched the Mission Critical Alliance (MCA), a consortium of technology providers driven to advance the capabilities, compatibility and security of mission critical solutions.

The MCA is a partner program for leading technology vendors offering products and services that are complementary to L3Harris’ core network and radio platforms. Alliance members will explore technology synergies, furthering the development of interoperable communications in a connected environment.

“With the arrival of FirstNet, public safety technologies are advancing at an accelerating pace. More than ever, mission critical end users need to know that their technologies are capable, interoperable, secure and compatible with existing solutions,” said Nino DiCosmo, President, L3Harris Public Safety and Professional Communications. “The Mission Critical Alliance provides a framework for leading technology providers to openly collaborate and push new boundaries for capabilities, security and interoperability.”

Initial Alliance members include:

  • Adashi Systems, LLC
  • Centerity Systems, Inc.
  • Cradlepoint
  • Drakontas, LLC
  • Exacom, Inc.
  • GE Power
  • MCM Technology, LLC
  • Realwear, Inc.
  • Samsung Electronics America, Inc.
  • Tait Communications
  • TRX Systems, Inc.
  • Vintra, Inc.
  • Zetron, Inc.

“These likeminded technology innovators are committed to developing an interoperable ecosystem where mission critical communications solutions function to specifically address user needs in an interconnected and Internet of Things environment,” said DiCosmo. “At this time of important change in the public safety communications technology market, L3Harris and our MCA members remain steadfast in our commitment to providing solutions that are compatible, secure, and complete.”

For more information on the MCA, visit the L3Harris booth at APCO 2019 August 11-14 in Baltimore, MD.

L3Harris Public Safety and Professional Communications is a leading supplier of communications systems and equipment for public safety, federal, utility, commercial and transportation markets. The business has more than 80 years of experience in public safety and professional communications and supports more than 500 systems around the world.

About L3Harris Technologies
L3Harris Technologies is an agile global aerospace and defense technology innovator, delivering end-to-end solutions that meet customers’ mission-critical needs. The company provides advanced defense and commercial technologies across air, land, sea, space and cyber domains. L3Harris has approximately $17 billion in annual revenue and 50,000 employees, with customers in 130 countries.

Forward-Looking Statements
This press release contains forward-looking statements that reflect management's current expectations, assumptions and estimates of future performance and economic conditions. Such statements are made in reliance upon the safe harbor provisions of Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933 and Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934. The company cautions investors that any forward-looking statements are subject to risks and uncertainties that may cause actual results and future trends to differ materially from those matters expressed in or implied by such forward-looking statements. Statements about system capabilities are forward-looking and involve risks and uncertainties. L3Harris disclaims any intention or obligation to update or revise any forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events, or otherwise.

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