Blue Force Tracking System to be supported by ComtechNews
April 14, 2020
HUNTINGTON, N.Y. Comtech Telecommunications Corp. announced that during its third quarter of fiscal year 2020, its Mission-Critical Technologies group, which is part of Comtech’s Government Solutions segment, was awarded $6.2 million of initial funding for Option Period Three and $0.3 million of incremental funding for Option Period Two of contract GS03Q17DSC0002 with the U.S. Army.
These contract modifications are part of the five-year Blue Force Tracking-1 (BFT-1) sustainment support contract for the U.S. Army’s Project Manager Mission Command (PM MC) BFT-1 program.
Comtech continues to perform engineering services, satellite network operations, and program management through a Firm Fixed Price contract with Time and Materials and Cost Reimbursement elements. Option Period Three’s performance period begins April 15, 2020 and ends April 14, 2021, and the contract provides for one additional 12-month option period, exercisable by GSA.
According to Comtech, the Mission-Critical Technologies group is focused on ensuring its customers are able to carry out their mission, whether that be communicating in an austere environment on land or at sea, launching or tracking a satellite, or protecting the cybersecurity posture of their network.