October 10, 2018– Comtech Telecommunications Corp. (Nasdaq: CMTL) announced today, that during its first quarter of fiscal 2019, its Orlando, Florida-based subsidiary, Comtech Systems, Inc, which is part of Comtechs Government Solutions segment, has received an order totaling approximately $1.1 million to provide troposcatter radio terminals to a prime U.S. contractor. This equipment was chosen due to its superior performance at high date rates which will add increased capability to existing Modular Transportable Transmission System (MTTS) troposcatter terminals currently in use by the U.S. Army as part of a missile defense communications networks.
Fred Kornberg, President and Chief Executive Officer of Comtech Telecommunications Corp. commented, This contract further emphasizes the U.S. militarys need for reliable, long-range, low-latency, terrestrial communications, especially in light of current international threats to the survivability of space communication assets. It also validates our view that Comtechs troposcatter equipment is superior and a better value than any other product available.
Comtech Systems, Inc. (www.comtechsystems.com) specializes in system design, integration, supply and commissioning of turnkey communication systems including troposcatter, 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 sells products to a diverse customer base in the global commercial and government communications markets.
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