October 7, 2008

Comtech Mobile Datacom Receives $24.7 Million US Army Contract

US-based Comtech Telecommunications has announced that its subsidiary Comtech Mobile Datacom has received orders totaling $24.7 million under its indefinite delivery or indefinite quantity contract with the US Army Communications Electronics Command.

According to the company, it will supply its model MT-2011 mobile satellite ground and aviation data transceivers to the Force XXI Battle Command Brigade and Below - Blue Force Tracking (FBCB2-BFT) program, a battle command real-time situational awareness and control system.

Fred Kornberg, president and CEO of Comtech Telecommunications, said: "We are extremely pleased to receive these new orders from our BFT customer. These orders highlight the critical role our satellite transceivers play in this important program. We look forward to our continued involvement in the FBCB2-BFT Program and other critical programs for the Department of Defense."