November 12, 2008

Comtech EF Data Receives Order for Satellite Communications Equipment

US-based Comtech Telecommunications has announced that its subsidiary Comtech EF Data has received a $1.2 million order for satellite communications equipment. The equipment will be utilized by the US government to expand an existing military communications network in the Middle East.

According to the company, the order specifies SLM-5650A satellite modems with the network processor module, which will integrate with the Vipersat Management System already deployed in this network for fully automated network and capacity management.

Fred Kornberg, president and CEO of Comtech Telecommunications, said: "Deploying Comtech's advanced technologies will enable the US government to optimize throughput on its satellite communications links."