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Harris contracted by Army for radios for security force assistance brigades

Harris contracted by Army for radios for security force assistance brigades

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Dec. 6 (UPI) -- U.S. Army Security Force Assistance Brigades that train and organize coalition forces are to be equipped with Harris Corporation communications systems.Harris, which did not detail the financial value of the contract, said it will supply its Falcon III AN/PRC-152A wideband networking handheld radios, AN/PRC-117G multi-band networking manpack radios and AN/PRC-160 high-frequency manpack radios to the U.S. Army.The radios will be equipped with the Soldier Radio Waveform and the Adaptive Networking Wideband Waveform for enhanced battlespace communications.Additional details of the order, however, were not disclosed."The Security Force Assistance Brigades are an important, near-term Army priority," Chris Young, president of Harris Communication Systems, said in a press release....
Maurice Harris: Washington Redskins promote WR, DL Brandon Banks

Maurice Harris: Washington Redskins promote WR, DL Brandon Banks

Sports
Nov. 11 (UPI) -- The Washington Redskins have promoted practice squad defensive lineman Brandon Banks and wide receiver Maurice Harris to the active roster.Washington announced the moves on Saturday. The Redskins also placed defensive lineman Arthur Jones on the reserve/injured list and waived guard Tyler Catalina.Harris turned 25-years-old on Saturday. The 6 foot 3, 200 pound pass catcher had eight catches for 66 yards in 10 games last season for the Redskins.Banks and Harris have been on the practice squad since the beginning of the 2017 season. Jones signed with the Redskins on Nov. 1. He is dealing with a dislocated shoulder, which he suffered in the Redskins' 17-14 victory Sunday against the Seattle Seahawks at CenturyLink Field. Catalina started in Week 8 at right guard for the Redsk...
Florence and Calvin Harris upset at Tory conference music

Florence and Calvin Harris upset at Tory conference music

Entertainment
Florence Welch and Calvin Harris have complained about their music being used at the Conservative Party conference. Both musicians said they did not approve of their songs being played and were not happy about it. Prime Minister Theresa May took to the stage for her speech to the music of Harris's 2016 Rihanna collaboration This is What You Came For. "I do not support nor condone happy songs being played at such a sad event," Harris tweeted.Skip Twitter post by @CalvinHarrisConservative party conference playing my song was not approved - I do not support nor condone happy songs being played at such a sad event— Calvin Harris (@CalvinHarris) October 4, 2017End of Twitter post by @CalvinHarrisFlorence Welch from Florence and the Machine also tweeted that the use of her version of You've Go