Comtech awarded $1M order for satellite modems by U.S. Air Force
Comtech Telecommunications announced that during its second quarter of fiscal 2019, its Tempe, Arizona-based subsidiary, Comtech EF Data Corp., which is part of Comtech's Commercial Solutions segment, received a $1M equipment order from a defense contractor. The equipment will be deployed to support a United States Air Force program. The order specified the DMD1050TS L-Band Satellite Modem Board. The DMD1050TS is Comtech EF Data's latest generation modem board set targeted at critical government and military applications. The product complies with the widest possible range of U.S. Government and commercial standards and is compatible with the largest number of satellite modems in the industry. It is fully compliant with MIL-STD-188-165A, STANAG 4486 Edition 3, and the IESS-315 commercial standards at data rates up to 37 Mbps. Additionally, the DMD1050TS has successfully completed Phase I of Army Forces Strategic Command WGS certification and is scheduled for final Joint SATCOM Engineering Center evaluation.