Comtech Satellite Equipment Used to Support Critical Hurricane Harvey Disaster Recovery Efforts
September 6, 2017 at 10:45 AM EDT
MELVILLE, N.Y.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--
September 6, 2017 -- Comtech Telecommunications Corp. (Nasdaq:CMTL)
announced today that its AN/TSC-198 Secret Internet Protocol Router and
Non-secure Internet Protocol Router Access Point ("NIPR" or "SNAP")
products are being used in support of Hurricane Harvey disaster recovery
effort in Texas by the 63rdExpeditionary Signal Battalion.
The SNAP systems are used to support the Army's secure and unsecure
internet protocols to provide voice, data, video teleconferencing,
battle-command and control systems, e-mail and other necessary
applications and are able to provide world-class communications support
to those affected by Hurricane Harvey. The SNAP systems are being used
by 2 teams supporting units at Kelly Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas,
and 2 teams who traveled over 5 hours by HMMWV to reach the outer city
limits of Houston, Texas to bring vital communications to U.S. Army
North (Fifth Army) support personnel helping with rescue and recovery
efforts and were deployed in safe areas such as on top of a local
"I'm very pleased that our products were able to provide vital
communications in support of Hurricane Harvey disaster recovery
efforts," said Fred Kornberg, President and Chief Executive Officer of
Comtech Telecommunications Corp.
The Command & Control Technologies group is a leading provider of
mission-critical, highly-mobile C4ISR solutions.
Comtech Telecommunications Corp. designs, develops, produces and markets
innovative products, systems and services for advanced communications
solutions. The Company sells products to a diverse customer base in the
global commercial and government communications markets.
Certain information in this press release contains statements that are
forward-looking in nature and involve certain significant risks and
uncertainties. Actual results could differ materially from such
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