Comtech awarded $6.2M of additional funding to support the U.S. Army’s blue force tracking system
Comtech Telecommunications Corp., a world leader in secure wireless communications technologies, announced today, that during its third quarter of fiscal 2021, its Government Solutions segment, through its Maryland-based subsidiary, Comtech Mobile Datacom Corporation, was awarded $6.2 million of additional funding for Option Period Four of contract GS03Q17DSC0002. The overall funded value to date, inclusive of the Base and Option Period 1 through Option Period 4, is $35.5 million.
This contract modification is part of the BFT-1 sustainment support contract for the U.S. Army’s Project Manager Mission Command (“PM MC”) Blue Force Tracking (“BFT-1”) program. Comtech continues to perform engineering services, satellite network operations and program management through a Firm Fixed Price (“FFP”) contract, with Time & Materials (“T&M”) and Cost Reimbursement elements. Option Period Four’s performance period began on April 15, 2021 and ends on April 14, 2022.
“We are pleased our U.S. Army continues to recognize the value of Comtech’s services,” said Fred Kornberg, Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of Comtech Telecommunications Corp. “Our team remains committed to providing the U.S. Army and its soldiers with critical BFT-1 sustainment support.”