Comtech Gets USD 6.0M+ of Funding to Support the US Army's Blue Force Tracking System

Comtech Telecommunications Corp. (NASDAQ: CMTL) has announced that during its third quarter of fiscal year 2020, its Mission-Critical Technologies group, which is part of Comtech´s Government Solutions segment, through its Maryland-based subsidiary, Comtech Mobile Datacom Corporation, was awarded USD 6.2 million of initial funding for Option Period Three and USD 0.3 million of incremental funding for Option Period Two of contract GS03Q17DSC0002, the company said.

These contract modifications are part of the five-year BFT-1 sustainment support contract for the US 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 Three´s performance period begins April 15, 2020 and ends April 14, 2021, and the contract provides for one additional twelve-month option period, exercisable by GSA.

The Mission-Critical Technologies group is focused on ensuring its customers are able to successfully carry out their mission, whether that be communicating in an austere environment on land or at sea, launching or tracking a satellite, or protecting the cyber security posture of their network.

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