Comtech Telecommunications Corp. Awarded $6.2 Million of Additional Funding to Support the U.S. Army’s Blue Force Tracking System | Business Wire Latest Industry News | by Deanna Parenti May 06,2021

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MELVILLE, N.Y.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–May 3, 2021– Comtech Telecommunications Corp. (NASDAQ: CMTL), a world leader in secure wireless communications technologies, announced today, that during its third quarter of fiscal 2021, its Government Solutions segment, through its Maryland-based subsidiary, Comtech Mobile Datacom Corporation, was awarded $6.2 million of additional funding for Option Period Four of contract GS03Q17DSC0002. The overall funded value to date, inclusive of the Base and Option Period 1 through Option Period 4, is $35.5 million.

“Our team remains committed to providing the U.S. Army and its soldiers with critical BFT-1 sustainment support.”

This contract modification is part of the BFT-1 sustainment support contract for the U.S. Army’s Project Manager Mission Command (“PM MC”) Blue Force Tracking (“BFT-1”) program. Comtech continues to perform engineering services, satellite network operations and program management through a Firm Fixed Price (“FFP”) contract, with Time & Materials (“T&M”) and Cost Reimbursement elements. Option Period Four’s performance period began on April 15, 2021 and ends on April 14, 2022.

“We are pleased our U.S. Army continues to recognize the value of Comtech’s services,” said Fred Kornberg, Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of Comtech Telecommunications Corp. “Our team remains committed to providing the U.S. Army and its soldiers with critical BFT-1 sustainment support.”

Comtech Telecommunications Corp. is a leader in the global communications market headquartered in Melville, New York. With a passion for customer success, Comtech designs, produces and markets advanced secure wireless solutions to more than 1,000 customers in more than 100 countries. For more information, please visit www.comtechtel.com.

Certain information in this press release contains statements that are forward-looking in nature and involve certain significant risks and uncertainties. Actual results could differ materially from such forward-looking information. The Company’s Securities and Exchange Commission filings identify many such risks and uncertainties. Any forward-looking information in this press release is qualified in its entirety by the risks and uncertainties described in such Securities and Exchange Commission filings.

 

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Media Contact:
Michael D. Porcelain, President and Chief Operating Officer
Comtech Telecommunications Corp.
631-962-7000
info@comtechtel.com

Source: Comtech Telecommunications Corp. Awarded $6.2 Million of Additional Funding to Support the U.S. Army’s Blue Force Tracking System | Business Wire

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