Comtech Telecommunications Corp. Receives $1.4 Million Blue Force Tracking Order for Its Mobile Aviation Satellite Data Communications Transceivers
MELVILLE, N.Y., Jun 05, 2006 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Comtech Telecommunications Corp. (NASDAQ:CMTL) announced today that its Maryland-based subsidiary, Comtech Mobile Datacom Corporation, received a $1.4 million order for its mobile aviation satellite data communications transceivers and related products. The order was received on the Company's General Services Administration (GSA) schedule.
The orders are for the supply of Comtech's Model 2011 mobile aviation satellite data transceivers and related products. The transceivers are integral to the Force XXI Battle Command Brigade and Below (FBCB2) - Blue Force Tracking Aviation (BFT-AVN) program. BFT-AVN relies on the Model 2011 airborne satellite transceiver to provide real time position reporting, air traffic avoidance, and friendly graphic location information sharing over extended mission distances.
Fred Kornberg, President and Chief Executive Officer of Comtech Telecommunications Corp., said, "This new order demonstrates the integral part our products play in meeting the demanding operational requirements of this critical aviation program. We have adapted our technology to address the Department of Defense's communications needs for airborne assets, as well as ground-based vehicles."
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.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.
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