MELVILLE, N.Y., Jan 19, 2005 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Comtech Telecommunications Corp. (NASDAQ:CMTL) announced today that its Maryland-based subsidiary, Comtech Mobile Datacom Corp., has received a letter contract not to exceed $13.6 million, with initial funding of $6.7 million, for mobile data communications services.
Under the contract, Comtech is to supply satellite capacity, communications and network management services, and associated support. The contract relates to Force XXI Battle Command Brigade and Below - Blue Force Tracking (FBCB2-BFT), a battle command real-time situational awareness command and control system. It is anticipated the contract will be definitized and further funded in the next few months.
Commenting on this significant contract award, Fred Kornberg, President and Chief Executive Officer of Comtech Telecommunications Corp., said, "We are pleased with the ongoing critical role our technology is playing in the Blue Force Tracking program. Interest in our technology remains strong both in the logistics and war fighter communities within the DOD."
Comtech Mobile Datacom Corp., a Germantown, Maryland-based company, is engaged in the provision of satellite-based packet data communication systems and location and messaging services. To learn more about Comtech Mobile Datacom, please visit the company's website at www.comtechmobile.com.
Comtech Telecommunications Corp. designs, develops, produces and markets innovative products, systems and services for advanced communications solutions. The Company conducts its business through three complementary segments: telecommunications transmission, mobile data communications, and RF microwave amplifiers. The Company offers niche products, systems and services where it believes it has technological, engineering, systems design or other expertise that differentiate its product offerings.
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.
SOURCE: Comtech Telecommunications Corp.
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