MELVILLE, N.Y.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 8, 2017 -- Comtech Telecommunications Corp. (Nasdaq:CMTL) announced today that its Maryland-based subsidiary, Comtech Mobile Datacom Corporation, which is part of Comtech’s Government Solutions segment, has been awarded a five-year, Firm Fixed Price (FFP), Indefinite-Delivery/Indefinite-Quantity (IDIQ) contract for providing Blue Force Tracking (“BFT-1”) Aviation Terminals to the Defense Logistics Agency (DLA). This contract is in addition to the previously announced $42.7 million contract to provide sustainment support for the BFT-1 program.
Under this contract, DLA will procure Comtech’s AVX-06-203 Aviation Satellite Communication Transceivers. This contract has a single Five (5)-year base period from April 20, 2017 through April 19, 2022 and a maximum value of $4.2 million.
Fred Kornberg, President and Chief Executive Officer of Comtech Telecommunications Corp., stated, "We are extremely pleased with the confidence that the Defense Logistics Agency has placed in Comtech’s BFT-1 technology. This award demonstrates the critical role that our Mobile Datacom organization continues to play in providing the U.S. Military with trusted BFT-1 satellite tracking communication capability.”
Comtech Mobile Datacom Corporation, a Germantown, Maryland-based company, is engaged in the provision of satellite-based packet data communication systems and location and messaging services through the use of advanced communication and network technology. To learn more about Comtech Mobile Datacom, please visit the company's website at www.comtechtel.com.
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.
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