Comtech Telecommunications Corp. Receives $4.8 Million of Orders for MTTS Troposcatter Terminals for Use by the U.S. Military
MELVILLE, N.Y.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--
August 11, 2015 - Comtech Telecommunications Corp. (Nasdaq:CMTL)
announced today that its Orlando, Florida-based subsidiary, Comtech
Systems, Inc., received orders aggregating $4.8 million for its MTTS
Troposcatter terminals, solid-state amplifiers (SSPAs) and associated
spare parts. This equipment is slated for use by the U.S. military
overseas and is expected to ship in Comtech's fiscal 2016.
At the heart of the MTTS system is Comtech Systems' industry leading
CS67500 digital troposcatter modem, which provides the highest data
capacity of any troposcatter modem available. The CS67500 modem features
turbo code forward error correction, ethernet baseband connectivity with
variable rates ranging from 576 kb/s to 50 Mb/s.
Dr. Stanton Sloane, President and Chief Executive Officer of Comtech
Telecommunications Corp., said, "MTTS provides cost-effective,
high-bandwidth communications in a package that small teams can easily
deploy and is expected to play an increasingly important role in
delivering mission-critical bandwidth to the battlefield. We are pleased
that our troposcatter terminals can fulfill the U.S. military's tactical
communications requirements due to their proven performance, reliability
and high data rates."
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's solutions play a vital role in providing or
enhancing communication capabilities when terrestrial communications
infrastructure is unavailable, inefficient or too expensive. The Company
conducts business through three complementary segments:
telecommunications transmission, RF microwave amplifiers and mobile data
communications. 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.
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
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