MCL awarded Airborne Tactical Communications Support

Published 25th July 2016

Cohort, the independent technology group, today announces that its subsidiary Marlborough Communications Ltd (MCL), has been awarded the UK MOD Airborne Tactical Communications Support Contract.

The contract, valued at up to £7.7m, is to provide support to certain specialist equipment and includes options covering additional development activities. The duration of the contract will be between two and six years, with a minimum value of around £0.9m, depending on the options chosen by the customer. MCL will be supported by its partner Serbus Ltd in the delivery of the contract.

Andrew Thomis, Chief Executive of Cohort plc said:

"This is another excellent win for MCL demonstrating its extremely strong capability in this specialist area. After many years successfully delivering land based tactical communications, we are pleased to have built on this experience enabling this, our first win in the tactical airborne environment.

“This adds further visibility to our order book, which underpins a significant proportion of revenues for Cohort's current financial year."