Comtech awarded $1.1M of incremental funding from U.S. Army
Comtech Telecommunications announced that during the second quarter of fiscal 2019, its Command & Control Technologies group, through its Maryland-based subsidiary, Comtech Mobile Datacom Corporation, which is part of Comtech's Government Solutions segment, was awarded $1.1M of incremental funding for Option Period One of the U.S. Army's Blue Force Tracking-1 sustainment contract. This award brings funding for Option Period One to $7.3 million and cumulative total funding for the contract to $14.1M. This contract modification is part of the five-year BFT-1 sustainment support contract for the U.S. Army's Project Manager Mission Command BFT-1 program. BFT-1 is a battle command, real-time situational awareness and control system. Comtech continues to perform engineering services, satellite network operations and program management through a Firm Fixed Price contract with Time & Materials and Cost Reimbursement elements. Option Period One's performance period began April 15, 2018 and ends April 14, 2019, and the contract provides for three additional twelve-month option periods, exercisable by GSA.