(HAUPPAUGE, N.Y., Sept. 22, 2006) -- Globecomm Systems Inc. (NASDAQ: GCOM), a global provider of end-to-end satellite-based communications solutions, today announced that it has received a contract modification in the amount of $2.7 million to support a communication network for the Afghan National Army (ANA).
On September 12, 2005, Globecomm announced a $7.4 million contract, through DasNet Corporation, to provide all the equipment and personnel necessary to support a communications network for the ANA allowing communications between the Afghan Ministry of Defense and the ANA, which included options, some of which have now been exercised. The contract includes options yet to be exercised for three more years of follow-on-support. The contract is fully funded by the U.S. Government.
David Hershberg, Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of Globecomm Systems Inc., said: "Globecomm continues to deliver high quality communication infrastructure throughout Afghanistan. We look forward to supporting the infrastructure build-out for the ANA and believe the Company is well positioned in the region to pursue and capitalize on future opportunities."