Comtech Telecommunications Corp. announced that its Maryland-based subsidiary, Comtech Mobile Datacom Corp., received orders totaling $7.6 M under its Movement Tracking System, or MTS contract, with the US Army. Total orders received to date against the $605.1 M MTS IDIQ contract increased to $133.6 M.

The orders are for the supply of satellite network bandwidth, MTS systems which feature Comtech's Model MT-2012 mobile satellite transceivers integrated with both ruggedized and control station computers, installation kits, program management, engineering development and technical support services. Comtech's Model MT-2012 Transceiver features Savi Technology's ISO-compliant EchoPoint RFID Reader, as well as secure Global Positioning System (GPS) capabilities. The orders are in support of ongoing MTS program activities in the United States and abroad.

Fred Kornberg, president and chief executive officer of Comtech Telecommunications Corp., said, "We are pleased to receive these most recent MTS orders. This critical systems capability enables the MTS Program to meet ongoing global military operational objectives. We look forward to supporting the future communication requirements of the MTS Program and other vital Department of Defense programs."