Comtech Telecommunications Corp. Awarded $2.5 Million to Support U.S. Navy Satellite Communication Systems
June 4, 2013 at 10:00 AM EDT
MELVILLE, N.Y.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--
June 4, 2013 - Comtech Telecommunications Corp. (Nasdaq:CMTL) announced
today that its Santa Clara, California-based subsidiary, Comtech Xicom
Technology, Inc., has recently been awarded four contracts totaling $2.5
million for high-power dual-band traveling wave tube amplifiers
("TWTAs") for the U.S. Navy satellite communications systems.
Comtech Xicom's XTRD-2000C/X provides 2 KW of power from a rack-mounted
system below-deck. The XTD-450T is antenna-mounted and provides more
than 350W of power. These amplifiers will help provide high priority,
high capacity voice, data, and video to combat and support vessels. The
U.S. Navy terminals utilize X-band over the Defense Satellite
Communications System ("DSCS") or allied military satellites and C-band
over commercial satellites.
Fred Kornberg, President and Chief Executive Officer of Comtech
Telecommunications Corp., stated, "Comtech Xicom's high-power amplifiers
provide reliable high data rate communications and are a critical
component for the U.S. Navy's communications infrastructure. We are
proud to receive these orders and to support this ongoing program."
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.
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