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Comtech EF Data Awarded $1.2 Million Modem Order to Support U.S. Government Satellite Network

June 27, 2012

Comtech EF Data Corp., was awarded a $1.2 million order from a government systems integrator. The order specified SLM-5650A Satellite Modems, which will be deployed by the U.S. Government to support a satellite-based communications network.

The Satellite Modem is compliant with the strict requirements defined in MIL STD-188-165A, modem types I, II, IV, V and VI for applications on DSCS, WGS and commercial satellites. Advanced features are available for the SLM-5650A Satellite Modem, including a Network Processor module, integration with the Vipersat Management System for fully automated network and capacity management, and an AES-256 TRANSEC module that is validated to the FIPS-140-2 NIST standard.

"The SLM-5650A provides field-proven reliability, security and bandwidth efficiencies,” said Fred Kornberg, President and Chief Executive Officer of Comtech Telecommunications Corp. “This order is a testament to the U.S. Government’s confidence in Comtech’s equipment.”