Comtech Gets $16.9M to Manage SATCOM for USA’s “Blue Force Tracker”

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Blue Force Tracker Comtech Mobile Datacom Corp. in Germantown, MD received a $16.9 million firm-fixed-price and cost-plus-fixed-fee contract for Satellite Communications and Network Management Services for the Force XXI Battle Command and Below/ Blue Force Tracking System. DID has covered Blue Force Tracker and its profound implications for land warfare before. Performance locations will be determined as needed, and work is expected to be complete by Dec. 31, 2006. This was a sole source contract initiated on Nov. 27, 2005 by the U.S. Army Communications-Electronics Command at Fort Monmouth, NJ (W15P7T-06-C-J401).

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