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Comtech to continue BFT-1 sustainment

20th May 2019 - 08:30 GMT | by The Shephard News Team

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Comtech Telecommunications’ Command and Control Technologies group has received option period two of its US Army Blue Force Tracking (BFT-1) sustainment contract with an overall potential value of approximately $8.5 million, the company announced on 15 May.

To date, funding in the overall amount of $5.2 million has been applied to option period two via contract modifications. The overall funded value of the contract inclusive of the base, option year 1 and option year 2 is approximately $19.2 million.

BFT-1 is a battle command, real-time situational awareness and control system. Under the five-year BFT-1 sustainment contract, Comtech performs engineering services, satellite network operations and programme management.

The option period two performance period began on 15 April 2019 and ends on 14 April 2020. The contract provides for two additional twelve-month option periods, exercisable by GSA.

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