Comtech Telecommunications gets USD 14.5m contract modification

Comtech Telecommunications Corp. (Nasdaq: CMTL) has received a USD 14.5 million contract modification from the Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA), the company said.

The modification will result in the exercise of the fourth-year option under an existing contract to provide Ku satellite bandwidth and support services for the US Marine Corps´ Tactical Satellite Communications Network.

The fourth option year covers the period from August 1, 2017 through July 31, 2018. The customer has now funded USD 73.0 million to date on this contract. Comtech is providing the Marine Corps with commercial satellite services to various terminals to extend the Marine Corps Enterprise Network for deployed users.

This order was issued under the joint DISA/ The US General Services Administration (GSA) Future Commercial SATCOM Acquisition program. DISA and GSA are managing this procurement through the USD 2.6 billion Custom SATCOM Solutions (CS2) contract vehicle. Comtech is one of eight prime contract awardees of CS2.

The Command & Control Technologies group is a provider of mission-critical, highly-mobile C4ISR solutions.

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.