Comtech Telecommunications Corp. Awarded $3.4 Million Order for Solid-State Power Amplifiers for In-Flight Connectivity Application
MELVILLE, N.Y.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--
January 7, 2016-- Comtech Telecommunications Corp. (Nasdaq:CMTL)
announced today that its Santa Clara, California-based subsidiary,
Comtech Xicom Technology Inc., received an order for $3.4 million for
Solid-State Power Amplifiers (SSPAs) to be used in an airborne,
In-Flight Connectivity application. This order is a follow-on production
award in this growing commercial airborne market.
"Connectivity is fundamental to modern life. New technologies continue
to drive the communications landscape and passengers are demanding
improved connectivity while flying," said Dr. Stanton Sloane, President
and Chief Executive Officer of Comtech Telecommunications Corp. "Comtech
has developed industry-leading airborne amplifier technology to deliver
superior high-speed communication services to the traveling public."
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 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 leader in most of 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.