Comtech Telecommunications Corp. Awarded $1.3 Million Contract for High-Power Klystron Amplifiers
MELVILLE, N.Y.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--
September 13, 2012--Comtech Telecommunications Corp. (Nasdaq:CMTL)
announced today that its Santa Clara, California-based subsidiary,
Comtech Xicom Technology, Inc. has been awarded a contract totaling more
than $1.3 million from a major system integrator to supply klystron
power amplifiers ("KPAs"). The KPAs will be deployed internationally to
relay military satellite communications ("MILSATCOM") to facilities in
the United States.
The Comtech Xicom KPAs are uniquely designed for this application. They
provide kilowatts of L-band output power and feature Comtech Xicom's new
full-color LCD touch screen front panel display to configure and monitor
the amplifier's performance.
Fred Kornberg, President and Chief Executive Officer of Comtech
Telecommunications Corp., stated, "We continue to push the frontiers of
amplifier technology. We are pleased with our product's performance and
our government customer continues to expand its system incorporating our
high-quality amplifier products."
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 believes many of its solutions play a vital role
in providing or enhancing communication capabilities when terrestrial
communications infrastructure is unavailable, inefficient or too
expensive. The Company conducts business through three complementary
segments: telecommunications transmission, RF microwave amplifiers and
mobile data communications. The Company sells products to a diverse
customer base in the global commercial and government communications
markets. The Company believes it is a market leader in the market
segments that it serves.
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
Commission filings identify many such risks and uncertainties. Any
forward-looking information in this press release is qualified in its
entirety by the risks and uncertainties described in such Securities and
Exchange Commission filings.
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