Comtech Telecommunications Corp. Receives $4.4 Million Traveling Wave Tube Amplifier Order for Military Communications
February 12, 2013 at 10:00 AM EST
MELVILLE, N.Y.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--
February 12, 2013 - Comtech Telecommunications Corp. (Nasdaq: CMTL)
announced today that its Santa Clara, California-based subsidiary,
Comtech Xicom Technology Inc., received a $4.4 million order from a
domestic integrator for Traveling Wave Tube Amplifiers ("TWTAs") for a
U.S. Government Satellite Communications application.
Fred Kornberg, President and Chief Executive Officer of Comtech
Telecommunications Corp., said, "Comtech Xicom Technology continues to
execute in the growing marketplace for Milcom high-power amplifiers. We
received the order because the Comtech Xicom products meet the stringent
technical and reliability requirements that are required for this
application, and we anticipate significant follow-on business for this
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.
Comtech Telecommunications Corp. Michael D. Porcelain, Senior Vice
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