Comtech Telecommunications Corp. Receives $2.6 Million of Orders to Provide Equipment and Services to Support the Expansion of the Military Satellite Communications System in Brazil
MELVILLE, N.Y., Jan 09, 2007 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Comtech Telecommunications Corp. (NASDAQ:CMTL) announced today that its Orlando, Florida-based subsidiary, Comtech Systems, Inc., has received $2.6 million of orders for equipment and services in support of the expansion of the Brazilian military satellite communications system.
Comtech Systems will provide equipment and services to support two satellite hub stations in Brazil. Comtech Systems will also be responsible for the installation, activation and integration of the X-band satellite earth stations that will expand the existing satellite communications system.
In commenting on this award, Fred Kornberg, President and Chief Executive Officer of Comtech Telecommunications Corp., noted, "This project to upgrade the Brazilian military communications system illustrates Comtech's diverse product base and support capabilities."
Comtech Systems, Inc. (www.comtechsystems.com) specializes in system design, integration, supply and commissioning of turnkey communication systems including over-the-horizon microwave, line-of-sight microwave and satellite.
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 or ineffective. The Company conducts business through three complementary segments: telecommunications transmission, mobile data communications and RF microwave amplifiers. 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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