Comtech Telecommunications Corp. Receives $5.0 Million Blue Force Tracking Order for Its Mobile Data Communications Transceivers
MELVILLE, N.Y., Jun 08, 2005 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Comtech Telecommunications Corp. (NASDAQ:CMTL) announced today that its Maryland-based subsidiary, Comtech Mobile Datacom Corp., has received a $5.0 million order for mobile data communications products.
The order is 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 award relates to the FBCB2-BFT program, it was 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 $154.3 million.
Fred Kornberg, President and Chief Executive Officer of Comtech Telecommunications Corp., said, "The continuing demand for our mobile satellite transceivers from the war fighter community within the U.S. Department of Defense is an ongoing validation of the critical role our technology plays in addressing the needs of today's Armed Forces. As I mentioned during our conference call earlier today, we are also expecting to receive an order relating to the MTS Program's transition to our next generation transceiver."
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.
SOURCE: Comtech Telecommunications Corp.
Comtech Telecommunications Corp.
Fred Kornberg, President and Chief Executive Officer
Robert G. Rouse, Chief Financial Officer