Comtech Telecommunications Corp. (NASDAQ: CMTL) has announced that during its second quarter of fiscal 2020, its Orlando, Florida-based subsidiary, Comtech Systems, Inc., which is part of Comtech´s Government Solutions segment, was awarded a 10-year, USD 211.0 million indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity (“IDIQ”) contract by the Cubic Mission Solutions (“Cubic”) business division of Cubic Corporation (NYSE: CUB) to provide next generation troposcatter systems in support of the US Marine Corps, the company said.
In connection with this contract award, Comtech received an initial USD 13.4 million order to supply next generation terminals to Cubic. Delivery of the first units will support test and evaluation for the US Marine Corps.
Compared to legacy systems for the US Marine Corps, Cubic and Comtech´s next generation troposcatter solution increases bandwidth by an order of magnitude and reduces the size, weight and power by nearly 90 percent, making it the highest data capacity and most mobile beyond-line-of-sight system in the world.
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.