Comtech Telecommunications Corp. Awarded $7.5 Million Order for Solid-State Power Amplifiers for In-Flight Connectivity Application
August 2, 2017 at 10:00 AM EDT
MELVILLE, N.Y.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--
August 2, 2017--Comtech Telecommunications Corp. (Nasdaq:CMTL) announced
today that during its fourth quarter of fiscal 2017, its Santa Clara,
California-based subsidiary, Comtech Xicom Technology, Inc., which is
part of Comtech's Commercial Solutions segment, received an order for
$7.5 million for Solid-State Power Amplifiers (SSPAs) to be used in an
airborne, In-Flight Connectivity application. This order will be shipped
in fiscal 2018. These Gallium Nitride (GaN) SSPAs will enable high-speed
satellite connectivity for both airlines and travelers around the world.
"We are pleased to receive this follow-on order for the commercial
airborne market, and continue to ramp up our manufacturing capacity in
response to growing demand. As airlines move to offer higher speed
satellite-based connectivity, we foresee continued growth in this area,"
said Fred Kornberg, President and Chief Executive Officer of Comtech
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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