MELVILLE, N.Y.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--August 7, 2014-- Comtech Telecommunications Corp. (Nasdaq:CMTL) announced today that its Orlando, Florida-based subsidiary, Comtech Systems, Inc., was awarded a $2.3 million contract from a major international oil company to upgrade an existing troposcatter system that is used to communicate from a shore location to an offshore oil platform. Comtech Systems will be supplying the troposcatter system and will supply its industry leading CS67200i twenty megabits per second (Mbps) modems as well as training and installation support.
Comtech Systems was selected for this project due to its reliable innovative system designs, its long history as a world leader in troposcatter equipment and systems, and its high data rate, field proven troposcatter digital modem technology. The system will be used to carry digital voice, video and data traffic. In addition to its industry leading CS67200i modem, Comtech Systems will be supplying solid-state high-power amplifiers as well as antennas.
In commenting on this award, Fred Kornberg, President and Chief Executive Officer of Comtech Telecommunications Corp., said "Once again, Comtech Systems was chosen due to our extensive experience and proven design capability in fielding high capacity troposcatter products and systems, as well as our proven tropo modem performance."
Comtech Systems, Inc. (www.comtechsystems.com) specializes in system design, integration, supply and commissioning of turnkey communication systems including over-the-horizon microwave, 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 believes many of its solutions play a vital role in providing or enhancing communication capabilities when terrestrial communications infrastructure is unavailable, inefficient or too expensive. The Company conducts business through three complementary segments: telecommunications transmission, RF microwave amplifiers and mobile data communications. The Company sells products to a diverse customer base in the global commercial and government communications markets. The Company believes it is a market leader in the market segments that it serves.
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