Comtech Telecommunications Corp. Awarded $3.2 Million Military TWTA Contract
October 26, 2015 at 10:00 AM EDT
MELVILLE, N.Y.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--
October 26, 2015-- Comtech Telecommunications Corp. (NASDAQ:CMTL)
announced today that its Santa Clara, California-based subsidiary,
Comtech Xicom Technology Inc., has received production contract for more
than $3.2 million from a U.S. military integrator to supply high-power
traveling wave tube amplifiers (TWTAs). This is the first installment of
a multi-year program for tactical military transportable satellite
"Comtech is a key supplier on this highly advanced multiband satellite
system," said Dr. Stanton Sloane, President and Chief Executive Officer
of Comtech Telecommunications Corp. "This order demonstrates our
customer's continued confidence in our military satcom solutions. We are
committed partners on this program."
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
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entirety by the risks and uncertainties described in such Securities and
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