$20.1M to Comtech for FBCB2-BFT NOC Operation in 2007
Comtech Mobile Datacom Corp. in Germantown, MD received a $20.1 million cost-plus-fixed-fee and firm-fixed-price contract for the continued operation of the Force XXI Battle Command Brigade and Below Blue Force Tracking Network Operations Center. Work will be performed in Germantown, MD and is expected to be complete by Dec. 31, 2007. This was a sole source contract initiated on Nov. 29, 2006 by the U.S. Army Communications-Electronics Command in Fort Monmouth, NJ (W15P7T-07-C-J408).
On Dec 21, 2006, the firm also put out a release covering a $2.7 million order for Comtech Model 2011E mobile satellite data transceivers to the Force XXI Battle Command Brigade and Below – Blue Force Tracking (FBCB2-BFT) program. See DID’s previous coverage of the USA’s “Blue Force Tracker,” which shows the location of friendly and enemy units and provides a shared communications system, and its front-line performance and implications.