Comtech Telecommunications Corp. Awarded $5.5 Million Follow-on Contract for High-Power SATCOM TWTAs
February 14, 2017 at 10:00 AM EST
MELVILLE, N.Y.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--
February 14, 2017 -- Comtech Telecommunications Corp. (NASDAQ:CMTL)
announced today that during its second quarter of fiscal 2017, its Santa
Clara, California-based subsidiary, Comtech Xicom Technology Inc., which
is part of Comtech's Commercial Solutions segment, has received a
follow-on contract for more than $5.5 million from a U.S. military
integrator for high-power satellite communication (SATCOM) traveling
wave tube amplifiers (TWTAs). This is the second installment of a
multi-year program for these power amplifiers used in tactical
transportable SATCOM terminals.
"Comtech is a key supplier on this highly advanced multi-band SATCOM
system. Our outdoor TWTAs are proven to be robust and reliable," said
Fred Kornberg, President and Chief Executive Officer of Comtech
Telecommunications Corp. "This order demonstrates our customer's full
confidence in our high-power SATCOM products. We look forward to
continued product performance and customer satisfaction."
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.
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uncertainties. Actual results could differ materially from such
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