Comtech Telecommunications Corp. has announced that during its second quarter of fiscal 2020, its Tempe, Arizona-based subsidiary, Comtech EF Data Corp., which is part of Comtech’s Commercial Solutions segment, received a delivery order in support of the awarded contract from the U.S. Naval Information Warfare Systems Command. This latest delivery order, against the $59.0 million indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity (IDIQ) contract, is for $4.0 million.
The delivery order specified Comtech EF Data’s SLM-5650B Satellite Modems and firmware upgrades. The SLM-5650B Satellite Modem is Comtech EF Data’s latest generation modem product targeted for critical commercial backhaul, government and military applications. The SLM-5650B leverages the heritage and feature set of the SLM-5650A modem. The SLM-5650B supports backwards compatibility/inter-operability 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.
“We are honored to have the opportunity to continue supporting the U.S. Navy’s satellite communications requirements with our latest generation solutions,” said Fred Kornberg, President and Chief Executive Officer of Comtech Telecommunications Corp.