The AN/PRC-152 Multiband Handheld Radio, also known as Harris Falcon III, is a portable, compact, tactical software-defined combat-net radio manufactured by Harris Corporation. It is compliant without waivers to the Joint Tactical Radio System (JTRS) Software Communications Architecture (SCA). It has received NSA certification for the transmission of Top Secret data.
The AN/PRC-152 radio is currently in use with the US Navy Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) teams in their MRAP JERRV vehicles. As of 2005, 1,300 radios have also been fielded in vehicles by the US Army. and more than 8,600 have been fielded by the U.S. Marines. An undetermined number are in use by the US Air Force in Iraq and Afghanistan. More recently the radio was photographed with Prince Harry, then a 23-year-old second lieutenant in the Household Cavalry of the British Army. He was responsible for providing cover for troops on the frontline as a Forward Air Controller (FAC) employing the AN/PRC-152 Multiband Handheld and other systems.
The compact, rugged Vehicle Adapters and Vehicle Adapter Amplifiers for the combat-proven AN/PRC-148 family of multiband inter/intra team radios expand critical communication capabilities and open up a broad range of secure and anti-jamming voice and data applications. Easily mounted in air, land, or sea vehicles, they provide power amplification for range extension while recharging the installed AN/PRC-148 radios. 2b1af7f3a8