Comtech Telecommunications Corp. Awarded $1.2 Million Modem Order to Support U.S. Government Satellite Network
MELVILLE, N.Y.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--
June 27, 2012--Comtech Telecommunications Corp. (NASDAQ: CMTL) announced
today that its Tempe, Arizona-based subsidiary, Comtech EF Data Corp.,
was awarded a $1.2 million order from a government systems integrator.
The order specified SLM-5650A Satellite Modems, which will be deployed
by the U.S. Government to support a satellite-based communications
The SLM-5650A Satellite Modem is compliant with the strict requirements
defined in MIL STD-188-165A, modem types I, II, IV, V and VI for
applications on DSCS, WGS and commercial satellites. Advanced features
are available for the SLM-5650A Satellite Modem, including a Network
Processor module, integration with the Vipersat Management System for
fully automated network and capacity management, and an AES-256 TRANSEC
module that is validated to the FIPS-140-2 NIST standard.
"The SLM-5650A provides field-proven reliability, security and bandwidth
efficiencies," said Fred Kornberg, President and Chief Executive Officer
of Comtech Telecommunications Corp. "This order is a testament to the
U.S. Government's confidence in Comtech's equipment."
Comtech EF Data Corporation is the recognized global leader in satellite
bandwidth efficiency and link optimization. The advanced communication
solutions encompass the Advanced VSAT Solutions, Modems, RAN & WAN
Optimization, Managed Bandwidth and RF products. The Company is
recognized as a technology innovator, and has a reputation for
exceptional product quality and reliability. The solutions enable
commercial and government users to reduce OPEX/CAPEX and to increase
throughput for fixed and mobile/transportable satellite-based
applications. For more information, visit www.comtechefdata.com.
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.
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