Comtech Telecommunications Corp. Receives $6.0 Million in Contracts for Over-the-Horizon Microwave Equipment and Systems
MELVILLE, N.Y.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--
April 9, 2013 - Comtech Telecommunications Corp. (Nasdaq: CMTL)
announced today that its Orlando, Florida-based subsidiary, Comtech
Systems, Inc., recently received approximately $6.0 million of orders to
(i) install digital over-the-horizon microwave communications systems
which will connect offshore oil platforms to shore-based stations for
three different major international oil companies and (ii) supply modems
to an international military customer for evaluation for integration
into its system.
Comtech was chosen for these projects due to its long history as a world
leader in troposcatter equipment and systems, particularly its high data
rate, field-proven troposcatter digital modem. The systems will have a
data rate of up to twenty two megabits per second (22Mbps) and will be
used to carry both digital voice and data traffic. Comtech Systems will
be supplying its adaptive digital modem, troposcatter radio system and
high-power amplifiers, as well as antennas.
In commenting on these awards, Fred Kornberg, President and Chief
Executive Officer of Comtech Telecommunications Corp., said "Once again,
Comtech was chosen due to our extensive experience and proven design
capability in fielding high capacity troposcatter products and systems,
as well as our proven tropo modem performance."
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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