(MELVILLE, N.Y., Aug. 29, 2006) -- Comtech Telecommunications Corp. (NASDAQ:CMTL) announced today that its Maryland-based subsidiary, Comtech Mobile Datacom Corporation, received orders totaling $4.3 million in support of ongoing Movement Tracking System Program activities. The orders were received on the Company's Movement Tracking System, or MTS, contract with the U.S. Army. Total orders received to date against the $418.2 million MTS contract increased to $324.2 million.
The orders are for the supply of Comtech's next generation Model MT-2012 mobile satellite transceivers, which feature embedded Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) and secure Global Positioning System (GPS) capabilities, along with both ruggedized and control station computers, installation kits and support services. Comtech's Model MT-2012 Transceiver features Savi Technology's ISO-compliant EchoPoint RFID Reader, which Savi also has deployed in the U.S. Department of Defense's In-Transit Visibility (ITV) network.
Fred Kornberg, President and Chief Executive Officer of Comtech Telecommunications Corp., said, "We are pleased to have received the most recent orders for our MTS products and services. The continuing MTS order flow is an indication of the importance of this critical program."