Comtech Telecommunications Corp. Awarded $11.8 Million Order for Solid-State Power Amplifiers for In-Flight Connectivity Application
MELVILLE, N.Y.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--
June 29, 2016--Comtech Telecommunications Corp. (Nasdaq:CMTL) announced
today that its Santa Clara, California-based subsidiary, Comtech Xicom
Technology Inc., which is part of Comtech's Commercial Solutions
segment, received an $11.8 million follow-on production order for
Solid-State Power Amplifiers (SSPAs) to be used in an airborne,
In-Flight Connectivity application.
"We are pleased to be a key supplier of state-of-the-art Gallium Nitride
(GaN) solid-state amplifiers for the fast growing In-Flight Connectivity
market. These products will enable high-speed satellite connectivity for
airlines based in the Americas, Europe, and Asia," said Dr. Stanton
Sloane, President and Chief Executive Officer of Comtech
Telecommunications Corp. "Comtech continues to increase its presence in
this market and we look forward to a long period of growth as we
transition to higher-volume production to meet the worldwide demand for
Comtech Xicom Technology, Inc., a world leader in high-power amplifiers,
manufactures a wide variety of tube-based and solid-state power
amplifiers for military and commercial satellite uplink applications.
The product range encompasses power levels from 8 W to 3 kW, with
frequency coverage in sub-bands within the 2 GHz to 45 GHz spectrum.
Amplifiers are available for fixed and ground-based, ship-board, and
airborne mobile applications. Please visit www.xicomtech.com
for more information.
Comtech Telecommunications Corp. designs, develops, produces and markets
innovative products, systems and services for advanced communications
solutions. The Company sells products to a diverse customer base in the
global commercial and government communications markets.
Certain information in this press release contains statements that are
forward-looking in nature and involve certain significant risks and
uncertainties. Actual results could differ materially from such
forward-looking information. The Company's Securities and Exchange
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