Comtech Telecommunications Corp. (Nasdaq:CMTL), during the firm's fourth quarter of fiscal 2018, has announced that their Tempe, Arizona-based subsidiary, Comtech EF Data Corp., which is part of Comtech’s Commercial Solutions segment, received a $2.3 million order for satellite modems from a major U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) contractor.
The order specified the DMD2050E MIL-STD-188-165A/STANAG 4486 Edition 3 Compliant Universal Satellite Modem, which will be used to support the U.S. Army Project Manager (PM) Tactical Network.
The DMD2050E Satellite Modem is designed to comply with the widest possible range of U.S. 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), fully complies with STANAG 4486 Edition 3, as well as the IESS-308, IESS-309, IESS-310 and IESS–315 commercial standards.
Comtech EF Data Corp. offers advanced communication solutions that include the Heights Networking Platform, Advanced VSAT Solutions, Satellite Modems, RAN & WAN Optimization, Network & Bandwidth Management and RF products. The firm's solutions enable commercial and government users to reduce OPEX/CAPEX and to increase throughput for fixed and mobile/transportable satellite-based applications.
Fred Kornberg, President and Chief Executive Officer of Comtech Telecommunications Corp., said that the company is honored to be a satellite communications infrastructure equipment supplier to the U.S. Army. This order is an example of the U.S. Army’s confidence in Comtech to deliver equipment to support its unified tactical network for enabling cohesive mission command.