Movers and SHAKERS
New Awards Piling Up; Encouraging Signs of Positive Business Momentum
Comtech Telecommunications Corp. engages in the design, development, production, and marketing of products, systems, and services for advanced communications solutions in the United States and internationally. It operates in three segments: Telecommunications Transmission, Mobile Data Communications, and RF Microwave Amplifiers. The Telecommunications Transmission segment provides satellite earth station equipment and systems, over-the-horizon microwave systems, and forward error correction technology, which are used in various commercial and government applications, including backhaul of wireless and cellular traffic, broadcasting (including HDTV), IP-based communications traffic, long distance telephony, and secure defense applications. The Mobile Data Communications segment provides mobile satellite transceivers, and computers and satellite earth station network gateways and associated installation, training, and maintenance services; supplies and operates satellite packet data networks, including arranging and providing satellite capacity; and offers microsatellites and related components. The RF Microwave Amplifiers segment designs, develops, manufactures, and markets satellite earth station traveling wave tube amplifiers (TWTA) and broadband amplifiers. Its amplifiers are used in broadcast and broadband satellite communication; defense applications, such as telecommunications systems and electronic warfare systems; and commercial applications comprising oncology treatment systems, as well as to amplify signals carrying voice, video, or data for air-to-satellite-to-ground communications. The company serves satellite systems integrators, wireless and other communication service providers, broadcasters, defense contractors, military, governments, and oil companies. Comtech markets its products through independent representatives and value-added resellers. The company was founded in 1967 and is headquartered in Melville, New York.
Joe Gomes, Senior Research Analyst, Noble Capital Markets, Inc.
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Positive Award Momentum Continuing. Comtech Telecommunications continues to pile up the awards. Since the first quarter fiscal 2021 call, we estimate Comtech has booked some $144.1 million of contracts, including $111.6 million from the Pennsylvania NG-911 award. The positive business momentum should continue as COVID-related restrictions begin to ease.
Government Solutions. Comtech's Government Solutions business has been particularly active so far during the quarter, including a $10.4 million award from a U.S. military service branch representing the first phase of a multi antenna program that consists of multiple full-motion large aperture antenna tracking systems, an $11.4 million delivery order in support of a previously announced $58.8 ...
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