Comtech Telecommunications Corp. Awarded $1.4 Million Contract for High-Power Amplifiers
MELVILLE, N.Y.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--
February 12, 2014--Comtech Telecommunications Corp.
(Nasdaq:CMTL) announced today that its Santa Clara, California-based
Xicom Technology, Inc., has been awarded a contract totaling $1.4
million from a major system integrator to supply rack-mount, high-power
amplifiers ("HPAs"). The HPAs will be used in an expansion of a system
that relays military satellite communications around the world and that
is already using similar Comtech Xicom HPAs.
The Comtech Xicom HPAs are uniquely designed for this high-performance
SATCOM uplink application. They provide very high levels of RF power and
feature Comtech Xicom Technology's new, full-color, LCD touch screen
display control panel, designed to configure and monitor the amplifier's
Fred Kornberg, President and Chief Executive Officer of Comtech
Telecommunications Corp., stated, "We are happy that our government
customers continue to come to Comtech Xicom Technology when they need
sophisticated, high-power amplifier technology. Our U.S.-based factories
produce high performance systems that are well-suited for the demanding
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.
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