Comtech Telecommunications Corp. Wins $1.7 Million Contract for Power Amplifiers in Support of High Throughput Satellite (HTS) System Growth
October 27, 2015 at 10:00 AM EDT
MELVILLE, N.Y.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--
October 27, 2015-- Comtech Telecommunications Corp. (NASDAQ:CMTL)
announced today that its Santa Clara, California-based subsidiary,
Comtech Xicom Technology Inc., has received a $1.7M contract from a
major U.S. system integrator to supply 500-Watt Ka-Band Traveling Wave
Tube Amplifiers (TWTAs) for HTS gateways. These high-power amplifiers
will be used to expand existing European infrastructure and add gateway
facilities in Africa.
"Comtech Xicom Technology has been at the forefront of Ka-band power
amplifier technology for more than a decade. Our amplifiers are being
used for HTS applications around the globe" said Dr. Stanton Sloane,
President and Chief Executive Officer of Comtech Telecommunications
Corp. "Comtech's compact, efficient and innovative TWTAs are helping to
bring internet connectivity to expanding markets worldwide."
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 mobile applications on the
ground, in the air, and at sea. 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
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.