Comtech Telecommunications Corp. Received $3.1 Million Contract Extension for the U.S. Navy's Advanced Time Division Multiple Access Interface Processor Terminals
MELVILLE, N.Y.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--
March 15, 2016--Comtech Telecommunications Corp. (NASDAQ:CMTL)
announced today that its Tempe, Arizona-based subsidiary, Comtech EF
Data Corp., received a $3.1 million contract award extension for
additional Advanced Time Division Multiple Access (TDMA) Interface
Processor (ATIP) production terminals from the Space and Naval Warfare
Systems Command (SPAWAR).
The ATIP is a Layer-2 Ethernet bridging device installed on ship, shore
and submarine platforms in the Navy Multiband Terminal (NMT). The ATIP
program is providing significant improvements to the Advanced Extremely
High Frequency (AEHF) system's performance through dynamic bandwidth
management, support for higher XDR data rates, and increased throughput.
Later next year, Comtech will deliver an Adaptive Coding capability to
further improve the AEHF system's performance.
"This is the third year of four planned production awards as the Navy
moves forward in modernizing its protected SATCOM systems," commented
Dr. Stanton Sloane, President and Chief Executive Officer of Comtech
Telecommunications Corp. "Given our validated performance and the Navy's
confidence in Comtech, it will continue the deployment of ATIP
throughout its fleet."
Comtech EF Data Corp. is the recognized global leader in satellite
bandwidth efficiency and link optimization. The advanced communication
solutions encompass the Heights Networking Platform, Advanced VSAT
Solutions, Modems, RAN & WAN Optimization, Network & Bandwidth
Management 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
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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. The Company
believes it is a leader in most of the market segments that it serves.
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