Comtech Awarded $4.2 Million Contract to Provide Blue Force Tracking Aviation Terminals
MELVILLE, N.Y.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--
May 8, 2017 --Comtech Telecommunications Corp. (Nasdaq:CMTL)
announced today that its Maryland-based subsidiary, Comtech Mobile
Datacom Corporation, which is part of Comtech's Government Solutions
segment, has been awarded a five-year, Firm Fixed Price (FFP),
Indefinite-Delivery/Indefinite-Quantity (IDIQ) contract for providing
Blue Force Tracking ("BFT-1") Aviation Terminals to the Defense
Logistics Agency (DLA). This contract is in addition to the previously
announced $42.7 million contract to provide sustainment support for the
Under this contract, DLA will procure Comtech's AVX-06-203 Aviation
Satellite Communication Transceivers. This contract has a single Five
(5)-year base period from April 20, 2017 through April 19, 2022 and a
maximum value of $4.2 million.
Fred Kornberg, President and Chief Executive Officer of Comtech
Telecommunications Corp., stated, "We are extremely pleased with the
confidence that the Defense Logistics Agency has placed in Comtech's
BFT-1 technology. This award demonstrates the critical role that our
Mobile Datacom organization continues to play in providing the U.S.
Military with trusted BFT-1 satellite tracking communication capability."
Comtech Mobile Datacom Corporation, a Germantown, Maryland-based
company, is engaged in the provision of satellite-based packet data
communication systems and location and messaging services through the
use of advanced communication and network technology. To learn more
about Comtech Mobile Datacom, please visit the company's website at www.comtechtel.com.
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
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
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