Comtech Telecommunications Corp. Receives $1.8 Million of Blue Force Tracking Orders for Its Mobile Data Communications Transceivers
MELVILLE, N.Y., Aug 16, 2005 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Comtech Telecommunications Corp. (NASDAQ:CMTL) announced today that its Maryland-based subsidiary, Comtech Mobile Datacom Corp., has received $1.8 million of orders for its mobile data communications products.
The orders are for the supply of mobile terminal transceivers for Force XXI Battle Command Brigade and Below - Blue Force Tracking (FBCB2-BFT), a battle command real-time situational awareness command and control system. Although the awards related to the FBCB2-BFT program, they were ordered against the Company's U.S. Army Movement Tracking System (MTS) contract, bringing the total orders received to-date against the $418.2 million contract to $190.8 million.
Fred Kornberg, President and Chief Executive Officer of Comtech Telecommunications Corp., said, "The orders are ongoing evidence of the vital position our mobile satellite transceivers occupy in the U.S. Department of Defense's communications infrastructure."
Comtech Mobile Datacom Corp., a Germantown, Maryland-based company, is engaged in the provision of satellite-based packet data communication systems and location and messaging services. 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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Fred Kornberg or Robert G. Rouse, 631-777-8900