- Satellite Evolution
Comtech awarded $6.2 million of additional funding from US Army
Comtech Telecommunications announced that during its second quarter of fiscal 2019, its Command & Control Technologies group, which is part of Comtech’s Government Solutions segment, received additional funding of $6.2 million on the previously announced three-year $123.6 million contract that has subsequently been increased to $124.2 million, to provide ongoing sustainment services for the AN/TSC-198A SNAP (Secret Internet Protocol Router (SIPR) and Non-classified Internet Protocol Router (NIPR) Access Point), Very Small Aperture Terminals (VSATs). SNAP terminals provide quick and mobile satellite communications capabilities to personnel in the field. The contract has been funded $45.8 million to date.
“We are pleased that we have the opportunity to provide continued support and hardware to this prime contract in order to continue our support to the U.S. Army’s mission critical needs,” said Fred Kornberg, President and Chief Executive Officer of Comtech Telecommunications Corp. “These orders, through the Global Tactical Advanced Communication Systems (GTACS) contract, reemphasizes our partnership in supporting our warfighters.”
The Command & Control Technologies group is a leading provider of mission-critical, highly-mobile C4ISR solutions.