Comtech Telecommunications Corp. Receives $1.5 Million Contract for Transportable Troposcatter Systems from an International Prime Contractor
MELVILLE, N.Y.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--
May 3, 2016--Comtech Telecommunications Corp. (Nasdaq: CMTL) announced
today that during its third quarter of fiscal 2016, its subsidiary,
Comtech Systems, Inc., has received an order from a foreign military
totaling approximately $1.5 million to provide troposcatter equipment to
a prime contractor for use in early testing, characterization and
network integration activities as part of an upcoming deployable
communications network for an Asia Pacific military.
Dr. Stanton Sloane, President and Chief Executive Officer of Comtech
Telecommunications Corp., commented, "This contract further demonstrates
that troposcatter has become a vital element in the deployable
communications toolkit for modern militaries, providing a unique low
latency, long-range beyond line of sight (BLOS) backhaul capability.
Combining troposcatter with other technologies in an integrated,
multi-technology network provides the flexibility and scalability
required to support the wide variety of operations and mission sets
required for today's warfighter." The terminals being purchased are the
Comtech MTTS transit case tropo equipped with 500W amplifiers and the
Comtech field proven 20 Mb/s modem currently in use by the U.S. Military.
Comtech Systems, Inc. (www.comtechsystems.com)
specializes in system design, integration, supply and commissioning of
turnkey communication systems including troposcatter, 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 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
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entirety by the risks and uncertainties described in such Securities and
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