Comtech Telecommunications gets USD 6.5m in contracts

Comtech Telecommunications Corp. (Nasdaq:CMTL) has announced that during its third quarter of fiscal 2018, its Orlando-based subsidiary, Comtech Systems, Inc, which is part of Comtech´s Government Solutions segment, received orders of approximately USD 6.5 million to provide tactical troposcatter equipment and to design and install ISR Video Downlink Systems for the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP), the company said.

The Modular Transportable Transmission System (MTTS) troposcatter terminals will enable the Armed Forces to establish data links between island locations that were previously beyond the reach of high bandwidth terrestrial communications.

These systems are an integral part of the AFP C4I Modernization plan, and will be utilized to transport various types of data from remote locations to command centers for real time decision making. The Video Downlink systems will allow the AFP airborne assets to deliver ISR data for distribution to ground-based decision makers in real time, and are designed to support future upgrades of AFP ISR capabilities.

Comtech Systems, Inc. (www.comtechsystems.com) specializes in system design, integration, supply and commissioning of turnkey communication systems including troposcatter, line-of-sight microwave and satellite.

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.