Comtech Telecommunications Corp. Receives a $5.5 Million Order for Its Modular Transportable Troposcatter System from a Prime U.S. Defense Contractor
MELVILLE, N.Y.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--
Comtech Telecommunications Corp. (Nasdaq: CMTL) announced today that its
Orlando, Florida-based subsidiary, Comtech Systems, Inc., received an
order valued at $5.5 million for its Modular Transportable Troposcatter
System ("MTTS") from a prime U.S. defense contractor for end use by the
MTTS, the first truly modular, rapidly deployable, transit case-based
troposcatter system, represents a major advancement in rapidly
deployable troposcatter systems. The MTTS cases are designed to be used
in line-of-sight ("LOS"), beyond-line-of-sight ("BLOS") dual diversity,
and full over-the-horizon microwave (tropo) quad diversity applications.
The MTTS solution delivers high-throughput capacity to enable
mission-critical surveillance, situational awareness and real-time data
to remote, infrastructure-challenged locations. MTTS allows direct
transmission between sites, eliminates recurring costs, and reduces the
complexity and delay in satellite communications currently used today.
The MTTS solution enhances communications capabilities with seamless
compatibility and interoperability with legacy-fielded troposcatter
systems used currently by the U.S. Military, including the AN/TRC-170.
Fred Kornberg, President and Chief Executive Officer of Comtech
Telecommunications Corp., said, "This award for additional MTTS
terminals is a testament to our industry-leading and field-proven
troposcatter system technology. We are pleased that MTTS will play an
important role in delivering mission-critical bandwidth to the
Comtech Systems, Inc. (www.comtechsystems.com)
specializes in system design, integration, supply and commissioning of
turnkey communication systems including over-the-horizon microwave,
line-of-sight microwave and satellite.
Comtech Telecommunications Corp. designs, develops, produces and markets
innovative products, systems and services for advanced communications
solutions. The Company believes many of its solutions play a vital role
in providing or enhancing communication capabilities when terrestrial
communications infrastructure is unavailable, inefficient or too
expensive. The Company conducts business through three complementary
segments: telecommunications transmission, RF microwave amplifiers and
mobile data communications. The Company sells products to a diverse
customer base in the global commercial and government communications
markets. The Company believes it is a market leader in the market
segments that it serves.
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
forward-looking information. The Company's Securities and Exchange
Commission filings identify many such risks and uncertainties. Any
forward-looking information in this press release is qualified in its
entirety by the risks and uncertainties described in such Securities and
Exchange Commission filings.
Michael D. Porcelain, Senior Vice President and Chief
Source: Comtech Telecommunications Corp.
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