Comtech Telecommunications Corp. Wins $1.6 Million Military TWTA Contract
July 22, 2015 at 10:00 AM EDT
MELVILLE, N.Y.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--
July 22, 2015 --Comtech Telecommunications Corp. (NASDAQ:CMTL) announced
today that its Santa Clara, California-based subsidiary, Comtech Xicom
Technology Inc., has received an award of $1.6 million from a U.S.
military integrator to supply high-power traveling wave tube amplifiers
(TWTAs). The rugged outdoor antenna-mount TWTAs are to be used in
transportable satellite uplinks for tactical military satellite
"Comtech is supporting our customer on a major multi-band MILSATCOM
system upgrade with our reliable, high performance, high-power TWTAs,"
said Dr. Stanton Sloane, President and Chief Executive Officer of
Comtech Telecommunications Corp. "We are proud to be selected to sustain
our troops' critical satellite communications needs."
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's 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 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.