Comtech Telecommunications Corp. receives $9.8 million delivery order for next generation satellite


Comtech Telecommunications Corp. announced today, that during its second quarter of fiscal 2019, its Tempe, Arizona-based subsidiary, Comtech EF Data Corp., which is part of Comtech’s Commercial Solutions segment, received an additional $9.8 million delivery order against the $59.0 million indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity (IDIQ) contract previously awarded by the U.S. Naval Warfare Systems Command.

The delivery order specified Comtech EF Data’s SLM-5650B Satellite Modems and NetVue™ Integrated Management System. The SLM-5650B Satellite Modem is Comtech’s latest generation satellite modem targeted for government and military applications. The SLM-5650B leverages the heritage and feature set of the SLM-5650A modem. The SLM-5650B supports backwards compatibility/interoperability for existing SLM-5650A networks while providing enhanced performance and an expanded feature set. The commercially available modems will support satellite communications and interoperability across the Navy’s platforms and shore sites.

The NetVue™ Integrated Management System is a powerful network management system with advanced monitoring and diagnostic capabilities and an easy-to-use graphical user interface. NetVue™ features a robust, comprehensive network management and analytics engine that allows users to intelligently maximize resources and to ensure that Key Quality Indicators meet and exceed Service Level Agreements.

“We are honored that the U.S. Navy is leveraging Comtech’s experience, knowledge and products to provide fleet-wide optimized satellite solutions,” commented Fred Kornberg, President, and Chief Executive Officer of Comtech Telecommunications Corp.


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