June 19, 2008
Comtech Mobile Datacom Receives $26.8 Million US Army Contract
Comtech Telecommunications has announced that its subsidiary, Comtech Mobile Datacom has received orders totaling $26.8 million under its indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity contract with the US Army Communications Electronics Command.
The orders are for the support of the Force XXI Battle Command Brigade and Below - Blue Force Tracking (FBCB2-BFT) program, a battle command real-time situational awareness and control system. Comtech received orders to provide satellite network bandwidth and technical services in support of FBCB2-BFT's domestic and overseas operations for the nine-month period beginning July 1, 2008 and ending March 31, 2009.Fred Kornberg, president and CEO of Comtech Telecommunications, said: "We are extremely pleased to receive these new orders for additional satellite bandwidth and technical services from our Blue Force Tracking customer. These orders highlight the critical role our satellite network and technical services play in this important program."