Comtech Telecommunications Corp. announced that its Tempe, Arizona-based subsidiary, Comtech EF Data Corp., received $2.4 M in orders for satellite modems and redundancy switches. The equipment will be employed by the United States government to support an ongoing military communications program.

The order includes the DMD2050 Universal Satellite Modem and corresponding redundancy switches. The DMD2050 Satellite Modem is designed to comply with the widest possible range of United States government and commercial standards, and is compatible with the largest number of satellite modems in the industry. It is fully compliant with MIL-STD-188-165A (all terminal types) and the IESS 308, IESS 309, IESS 310, IESS-315 and DVB-S commercial standards. The DMD2050 supports advanced and bandwidth-efficient forward error correction and a range of modulation.

Fred Kornberg, President and Chief Executive Officer of Comtech Telecommunications Corp., commented, "These orders are another example of the government's confidence in Comtech to provide market-leading infrastructure products for warfighter communications."