Comtech Telecommunications Corp. Awarded $4.3 Million Order for Solid-State Power Amplifiers for In-Flight Entertainment and Communications Application
June 3, 2015 at 10:00 AM EDT
MELVILLE, N.Y.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--
June 3, 2015--Comtech Telecommunications Corp. (Nasdaq:CMTL) announced
today that its Santa Clara, California-based subsidiary, Comtech Xicom
Technology Inc., received an order for $4.3 million for Solid-State
Power Amplifiers (SSPAs) to be used in an airborne, In-Flight
Entertainment and Communications application. This order is a major
production award in this growing commercial airborne market.
"We are really excited about the high growth in-flight entertainment and
communications market and Comtech Xicom's position in it," said
Dr. Stanton Sloane, President and Chief Executive Officer of Comtech
Telecommunications Corp. "It's clear that our extensive experience with
SSPA's designed for use in extreme environments, and with airborne
amplifiers generally, is paying dividends as we move to expand our
presence in this exciting new area."
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's 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 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.