Comtech Telecommunications Corp. Awarded $4.2 Million Follow-on Contract for High-Power SATCOM TWTAs
April 12, 2018 at 10:00 AM EDT
MELVILLE, N.Y.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--
April 12, 2018-- Comtech Telecommunications Corp. (NASDAQ:CMTL)
announced today that during its third quarter of fiscal 2018, 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 $4.2 million from a U.S. military
integrator for high-power satellite communication (SATCOM) traveling
wave tube amplifiers (TWTAs). This is the third installment of a
multi-year program for these power amplifiers used in tactical
transportable SATCOM terminals.
"We are pleased to receive another follow-on order for this highly
advanced multi-band SATCOM system. Our outdoor TWTAs are proven to be
robust and reliable," said Fred Kornberg, President and Chief Executive
Officer of Comtech Telecommunications Corp. "We have ramped up our
manufacturing capacity to meet the customer's aggressive schedule, and
anticipate shipping the entire order this fiscal year."
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 51 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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uncertainties. Actual results could differ materially from such
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