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Comtech Telecommunications Corp. Announces $2.4 Million Order From Harris Corporation For Satellite Modem Assemblies

September 10, 2002 at 12:00 AM EDT
Comtech Telecommunications Corp. Announces $2.4 Million Order From Harris Corporation For Satellite Modem Assemblies Melville, New York, September 10, 2002 -Comtech Telecommunications Corp. (Nasdaq: CMTL), announced today that it had received a contract through its Comtech EF Data subsidiary from Harris Corporation’s Government Communication Systems Division (GCSD) for Bandwidth Efficient Modem (BEM ­ 7650) assemblies. The contract is an Indefinite Delivery, Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) agreement with four additional one-year options. The initial award was for $2.4 million.

The BEM-7650 modem assemblies provide the user with multiple compact, efficient satellite data links from and to remotely deployed satellite terminals through a single command and control hub station. The modem assemblies meet MIL-STD-188-165 standards and Defense Satellite Communications Systems (DSCS) specifications.

The Harris GCSD division conducts advanced research studies, develops prototypes, and produces and supports state-of-the-art, highly reliable communications and information systems that solve the mission-critical communications challenges of its military and government customers, as well as provides the technology base for the company’s diverse commercial business. For more information on Harris Corporation visit their web site at http://www.harris.com.

Comtech EF Data Corp. manufacturers a broad spectrum of Frequency Up and Down Converters, Solid State Power Amplifiers, Satellite Modems and C-, X- and Ku-Band Transceivers, Internet Enabled Modems, MultiCast and UniCast Networks and the MIDAS Bandwidth on Demand Systems. All products meet or exceed the standards published by Intelsat, Eutelsat, Insat, AsiaSat and other worldwide and regional satellite networks. Please visit the CEFD website at http://www.comtechefdata.com for more information on our products.

About Comtech Telecommunications Corp.
Comtech Telecommunications Corp. (Nasdaq: CMTL) is an innovative player in domestic and global high technology markets. Through its operating units, Comtech pursues opportunities in three interrelated market segments: telecommunications transmission, RF microwave amplifiers, and mobile data communications services. In each of these segments, growth has been driven by the increasing demand for telecommunications infrastructure and network and messaging services. The Company’s specialties include the design of and manufacture of advanced products and networks used for transmission of voice, data and video using satellite, over-the-horizon microwave, terrestrial line of sight and other wireless communications systems. More than 275 distinct Comtech products are in service in more than 100 countries.