November 19, 2012--Comtech Telecommunications Corp. (NASDAQ:CMTL) announced today that its Maryland-based subsidiary, Comtech Mobile Datacom Corporation (“CMDC”), has been awarded a $1.2 million contract to support the upgrade of the NATO International Security Assistance Force (“ISAF”) Force Tracking System (“IFTS”).
CMDC’s contract supports Globecomm Systems International on the project to upgrade the current IFTS by increasing the ISAF FTS track capacity and incorporate feeds from the Afghan National Tracking Systems (“ANTS”) and the ISAF Movement Visibility System (“MVS”). CMDC is providing an upgrade to its GeoOps software platform, the central software application in ANTS, that includes system security components, Geospatial Information Systems (“GIS”), Situational Awareness (“SA”) and command and control (“C2”) features. CMDC is developing key enhancements to provide interoperability with other nations for the currently fielded IFTS.
Fred Kornberg, President and Chief Executive Officer of Comtech Telecommunications Corp., said, “We are pleased to support our prime contractor by bringing CMDC’s proven capabilities to bear in enhancing this important tracking system for NATO forces.”
Comtech Mobile Datacom Corporation, a Germantown, Maryland-based company, is engaged in the provision of satellite-based packet data communication systems and location and messaging services through the use of advanced communication and network technology. To learn more about Comtech Mobile Datacom, please visit the company’s website at
Comtech Telecommunications Corp. designs, develops, produces and markets innovative products, systems and services for advanced communications solutions. The Company believes many of its solutions play a vital role in providing or enhancing communication capabilities when terrestrial communications infrastructure is unavailable, inefficient or too expensive. The Company conducts business through three complementary segments: telecommunications transmission, RF microwave amplifiers and mobile data communications. The Company sells products to a diverse customer base in the global commercial and government communications markets. The Company believes it is a market leader in the market segments that it serves.