Comtech Telecommunications Corp. Wins $6.6 Million Follow-On Contract for High-Power SATCOM TWTAs
March 30, 2017 at 10:00 AM EDT
MELVILLE, N.Y.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--
March 30, 2017-- Comtech Telecommunications Corp. (NASDAQ:CMTL)
announced today that during its third quarter of fiscal 2017, its Santa
Clara, California-based subsidiary, Comtech Xicom Technology Inc., which
is part of Comtech's Commercial Solutions segment, has received a
follow-on contract for more than $6.6 million from a U.S. military
integrator for high-power satellite communication (SATCOM) traveling
wave tube amplifiers (TWTAs). This is the third award of a multi-year
program for these power amplifiers used in tactical transportable SATCOM
"Comtech is proud to continue to be a key supplier on this highly
advanced multi-band SATCOM system," said Fred Kornberg, President and
Chief Executive Officer of Comtech Telecommunications Corp. "This order
demonstrates our customer's full confidence in our high-power SATCOM
products and our ability to deliver them on time and with high quality.
We look forward to continued product performance and customer
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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