Comtech Telecommunications Corp. Receives $2.4 Million Blue Force Tracking Order for Its Mobile Ground Satellite Data Communications Transceivers
MELVILLE, N.Y., Jul 12, 2006 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Comtech Telecommunications Corp. (NASDAQ:CMTL) announced today that its Maryland-based subsidiary, Comtech Mobile Datacom Corporation, received a $2.4 million order for its mobile satellite data communications transceivers.
The order is for the supply of Comtech's Model 2011E mobile satellite data transceivers. The transceivers are integral to the Force XXI Battle Command Brigade and Below - Blue Force Tracking (FBCB2-BFT) program, a battle command real-time situational awareness and control system. Although the award relates to the FBCB2-BFT Program, the order was placed against the Company's U.S. Army Movement Tracking System Contract. Total orders received to date against the $418.2 million MTS contract increased to $260.4 million.
Fred Kornberg, President and Chief Executive Officer of Comtech Telecommunications Corp., said, "The continued deployment of our satellite transceivers in the Blue Force Tracking System demonstrates the importance our technology plays in supporting this critical program. We look forward to supporting the future requirements of this program and others within the U.S. Department of Defense."
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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Fred Kornberg / Robert G. Rouse, 631-962-7000