Comtech Telecommunications Corp. Receives $55.0 Million Contract to Provide Telecommunications System for End Use by an African Government
July 9, 2012 at 10:00 AM EDT
MELVILLE, N.Y.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--
July 9, 2012--Comtech Telecommunications Corp. (Nasdaq: CMTL) announced
today that its Orlando, Florida-based subsidiary, Comtech Systems, Inc.,
has received a $55.0 million contract from a domestic prime contractor
to design and furnish a telecommunications system for use in an African
government's communications network.
The system is comprised of both fixed and transportable transmission
systems. Comtech's performance on this contract, exclusive of the
warranty period, is expected to occur over a three-year timeframe.
In commenting on this important award, Fred Kornberg, President and
Chief Executive Officer of Comtech Telecommunications Corp., stated,
"Our long-standing leadership positions in both the troposcatter and
satellite communications arenas have firmly established Comtech as the
choice for this advanced communication solution. We look forward to
working with this prime contractor and the foreign end-customer on this
and future opportunities."
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, 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 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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