Comtech gets USD 1.8m Navy contract extension

Comtech Telecommunications Corp.´s (NASDAQ: CMTL) Tempe, Arizona-based subsidiary, Comtech EF Data Corp. has received a USD 1.8m contract award extension for additional Advanced Time Division Multiple Access (TDMA) Interface Processor (ATIP) production terminals and Engineering Support Services from the Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command (SPAWAR), the company said.

The ATIP is a Layer-2 Ethernet bridging device installed on ship, shore and submarine platforms in the Navy Multiband Terminal (NMT). The ATIP program is providing significant improvements to the Advanced Extremely High Frequency (AEHF) system´s performance through dynamic bandwidth management, support for higher XDR data rates, and increased throughput.

The contract extension also included exercising options under an Engineering Support Services option to participate in integration and test activities to validate the US Navy´s planned PPPoE interface between the ATIP and Automated Digital Network System (ADNS).

Comtech EF Data Corp. provides satellite bandwidth efficiency and link optimization. The advanced communication solutions encompass the Heights Networking Platform, Advanced VSAT Solutions, Satellite Modems, RAN & WAN Optimization, Network & Bandwidth Management and RF products.

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.