Comtech Telecommunications delivers managed satellite services to U.S. Marine Corps

MELVILLE, N.Y. Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) officials in Fort Meade, Maryland, are exercising a $14.5 million, fourth-year option under an existing contract under which Comtech Telecommunications Corp.’s (Nasdaq: CMTL) Command & Control Technologies group, part of Comtech’s Government Solutions segment in Melville, N.Y., will continue to provide Ku satellite bandwidth and support services for the U.S. Marine Corps' Tactical Satellite Communications Network.

Comtech Telecommunications delivers managed satellite services to U.S. Marine Corps
Comtech Telecommunications delivers managed satellite services to U.S. Marine Corps

MELVILLE, N.Y. Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) officials in Fort Meade, Maryland, are exercising a $14.5 million, fourth-year option under an existing contract under which Comtech Telecommunications Corp.’s (Nasdaq: CMTL) Command & Control Technologies group, part of Comtech’s Government Solutions segment in Melville, N.Y., will continue to provide Ku satellite bandwidth and support services for the U.S. Marine Corps' Tactical Satellite Communications Network.

Comtech is providing the Marine Corps with commercial satellite services to various terminals to extend the Marine Corps Enterprise Network for deployed users.

Comtech Telecommunications delivers managed satellite services to U.S. Marine CorpsComtech Telecommunications delivers managed satellite services to U.S. Marine Corps
Photo By: Lance Cpl. Cody Lemons

“Comtech is committed to providing its customers with cost effective, reliable and secure communications solutions that enable them to successfully complete their missions,” says Fred Kornberg, president and chief executive officer of Comtech Telecommunications Corp.

This order was issued under the joint DISA/ The U.S. General Services Administration (GSA) Future Commercial SATCOM Acquisition program. DISA and GSA are managing this procurement through the $2.6 billion Custom SATCOM Solutions (CS2) contract vehicle. Comtech is one of eight prime contract awardees of CS2.

The fourth option year covers the period from 1 August 2017 through 31 July 2018. DISA has funded $73 million to date on this contract.

The Command & Control Technologies group is a provider of mission-critical, highly-mobile C4ISR solutions.

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.

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