What does PRC 117 stand for?

The designation AN/PRC translates to “Army Navy / Portable Radio Communications” used for two way Communications, according to Joint Electronics Type Designation System guidelines.

How much does a PRC 117 cost?

Price Range. According to the same document, the price of one PRC-117G(C) radio is $60,000 in FY09 dollars.

What is the MOS for field radio operator?

MOS 0621
The Field Radio Operator (MOS 0621) is a versatile Marine and can be utilized in any unit in the Marine Corps such as the following: Engineering. Artillery. Infantry.

What is the difference between the an/prc-117 and the JTRS?

JTRS is a software defined radio based on the JTRS Software Communications Architecture (SCA). The lightweight manpack AN/PRC-117 is a continuous coverage radio with VHF-high, VHF-low and UHF bands, an upgrade/functional replacement for the AN/PRC-113 radio.

What kind of Radio is the an/prc-117?

The AN/PRC-117 is a single radio that replaces three existing radios ( AN/PRC-113, AN/PSC-5, and AN/PRC-119 SINCGARS ). It also comes in four variants: UHF Vehicle, VHF Vehicle, UHF Manpack, and VHF Manpack.

Which COMSEC devices are compatible with the AN/PRC-117F?

Fully compatible with the TSEC/KY-57 and the ANDVT/KYV-5 in voice and data modes, the AN/PRC-117F is also compatible with Fascinator equipment in voice mode and the KG-84C in data mode. Transmit and receive SARK operations are fully supported for each COMSEC interoperability mode.

What is the L3Harris Falcon III AN/PRC-117G?

The L3Harris Falcon® III AN/PRC-117G delivers breakthrough wideband data speed and legacy narrowband performance in a form factor 30% smaller and 35% lighter than any other currently in field. The manpack is also the industry’s first and only tactical radio with NINE Suite B encryption.