Comtech Telecommunications Corp. Awarded a $4.5 Million Order for High-Power Solid-State Amplifiers
MELVILLE, N.Y.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--
May 8, 2012--Comtech Telecommunications Corp. (Nasdaq:CMTL) announced
today that its Santa Clara, California-based subsidiary, Comtech Xicom
Technology Inc., received a $4.5 million order from a domestic prime
contractor to supply solid-state high-power amplifiers to support the
U.S. military. These solid-state high-power amplifiers will be used in
small transportable military tactical SATCOM terminals to support
worldwide U.S. military missions in environmentally demanding locations.
In commenting on this award, Fred Kornberg, President and Chief
Executive Officer of Comtech Telecommunications Corp., said, "We
continue to expand our SSPA business with major U.S. system integrators.
The Comtech Xicom product line has proven to be robust and reliable. We
are proud to be a part of this winning team."
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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