MELVILLE, N.Y.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--August 11, 2015 – Comtech Telecommunications Corp. (Nasdaq:CMTL) announced today that its Orlando, Florida-based subsidiary, Comtech Systems, Inc., received orders aggregating $4.8 million for its MTTS Troposcatter terminals, solid-state amplifiers (SSPAs) and associated spare parts. This equipment is slated for use by the U.S. military overseas and is expected to ship in Comtech’s fiscal 2016.
At the heart of the MTTS system is Comtech Systems’ industry leading CS67500 digital troposcatter modem, which provides the highest data capacity of any troposcatter modem available. The CS67500 modem features turbo code forward error correction, ethernet baseband connectivity with variable rates ranging from 576 kb/s to 50 Mb/s.
Dr. Stanton Sloane, President and Chief Executive Officer of Comtech Telecommunications Corp., said, “MTTS provides cost-effective, high-bandwidth communications in a package that small teams can easily deploy and is expected to play an increasingly important role in delivering mission-critical bandwidth to the battlefield. We are pleased that our troposcatter terminals can fulfill the U.S. military’s tactical communications requirements due to their proven performance, reliability and high data rates.”
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's 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 leader in most of the market segments that it serves.
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