Comtech Telecommunications Corp. (NASDAQ: CMTL) has announced that during its third quarter of fiscal 2020, its Tempe, Arizona-based subsidiary, Comtech EF Data Corp., which is part of Comtech´s Commercial Solutions segment, received a USD 1.7 million order for engineering services from Hughes Network Systems, LLC (“Hughes”) to support the Data Link Modernization (“DLM”) contract by providing new advanced satellite communications (“SATCOM”) systems for the US Army´s MQ-1C Gray Eagle Unmanned Aircraft System (“UAS”), the company said.
Additional orders are expected in future periods.
Under the development and prototype phase of the sub-contract with Hughes, Comtech EF Data will provide advanced engineering services, including porting of waveforms to the prime´s airborne and ground-based satellite modems and supporting the stringent Army Cyber Security requirements.
Comtech EF Data Corp. is a supplier of communications equipment with a focus on satellite bandwidth efficiency and link optimization. The high-performance satellite communications ground equipment is deployed globally to support mission-critical and demanding applications for government, mobile backhaul, premium enterprise and mobility. For more information, visit www.comtechefdata.com.
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.