Comtech receives $7M to upgrade international troposcatter radio system
May 12, 2016
Comtech Telecommunications Corp. announced that during its fourth quarter of fiscal 2016, its subsidiary, Comtech Systems Inc., received an order from a foreign prime contractor for approximately $7 million to design and install a number of fixed troposcatter terminals. The systems will be used by a foreign military end-customer for communications between off-shore islands.
Dr. Stanton Sloane, president and chief executive oficer of Comtech Telecommunications Corp., commented, "This contract award demonstrates the importance of troposcatter technologies in the communications toolkit for modern militaries. Our troposcatter systems provide a unique low latency, beyond line of sight (BLOS) communications backhaul capability. Inherent system flexibility and scalability satisfy a wide variety of operational requirements, as well. Equipment being acquired under this contract includes Comtech’s world renowned troposcatter radio terminals equipped with our high-power solid state amplifiers.”
Comtech Systems, Inc. (www.comtechsystems.com) is part of Comtech’s government solutions segment and 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. The Company believes it is a leader in most of the market segments that it serves.