Wednesday, September 29, 2010

Comtech Telecommunications Corp. Receives Orders Totaling $24.9 Million to Support Existing BFT Satellite Channels and Other Support Services

Comtech Telecommunications Corp. (Nasdaq:CMTL) recently announced that its Maryland-based subsidiary, Comtech Mobile Datacom Corporation, received orders totaling $24.9 million under its existing $384.0 million BFT contract with the U.S. Army Communications Electronics Command.

The orders are in support of the Force XXI Battle Command Brigade and Below -- Blue Force Tracking (FBCB2-BFT) program, a U.S. Army battle command real-time situational awareness and control system and ensures Comtech's continued support of all existing deployed BFT satellite channels for a six-month period ending in March 2011, as well as providing test channel services and supporting the command's BRAC related move from Ft. Monmouth, NJ to its new headquarters at the Aberdeen Proving Grounds military base located in Maryland.

Fred Kornberg, President and Chief Executive Officer of Comtech Telecommunications Corp., said, "We are pleased to receive these orders for our continued support of ongoing U.S. Army operational needs. These orders demonstrate the continuing importance of our BFT-1 system to soldiers in theater, the demand for which we believe will continue for a number of years."

1 comment:

  1. Tabitha,
    I'm the graphic artist for PM FBCB2 here at Fort Monmouth. I'm also the strategic communications POC. If you are going to be at AUSA in October, I'd like to learn a little more about what you do!

    Peter Culos