Comtech Wins US Army Contract Worth up to $235.7 million
Comtech Telecommunications Corp. received a $235.7 million contract from the U.S. Army, awarded to its Mission-Critical Technologies group. Under the contract, which Comtech announced Tuesday, the company will provide the Army with ongoing system refurbishments, sustainment services and baseband equipment. This effort will support the sustainment of the Army’s AN/TSC-198 secret internet protocol router and non-secure internet protocol router access point family of ground satellite terminals.
The total contract value includes a base year award and three one-year option periods. The $57.9 million base year award ceiling has been initially funded $11.5 million, with additional funding expected.
“Comtech is honored to remain the U.S. Army’s trusted partner in providing refurbishments, sustainment services and baseband equipment. We are pleased that we have won this competitive solicitation, further reinforcing our legacy of supporting the U.S. Army,” said Fred Kornberg, Comtech CEO.
In addition, Comtech subsidiary Comtech Xicom Technology announced Feb. 8 that it was awarded a multi-million dollar contract to develop and manufacture 190W Q-band amplifiers for the U.S. military. The award did not disclose the branch of the military or the value of the award. Comtech Xicom has a long history with Q-band amplifiers and shipped its first Q-band amplifier in 2001.