Comtech Telecommunications Corp. (NASDAQ: CMTL) has announced that during its third quarter of fiscal year 2020, its Mission-Critical Technologies group´s Space & Component Technology division, which is part of Comtech´s Government Solutions segment, was awarded a contract valued at USD 12.6 million from a major US prime contractor in support of NASA´s Orion Production and Operations Contract (“OPOC”) or commonly known as the Artemis project, the company said.
The Artemis project is intended to help NASA carry the first woman and next man to the moon by 2024.
The contract consolidates requirements for high reliability electrical, electronic and electromechanical (“EEE”) parts and engineering services for multiple customer sites in support of three spacecraft missions: Artemis III, IV and V. The contract was initially funded at USD 6.3 million and the final contract value is subject to final negotiation.
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