Comtech Telecommunications Corp. Receives $1.5 Million Award for High-Power Ka-band Amplifiers
MELVILLE, N.Y.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--
May 10, 2012--Comtech Telecommunications Corp. (Nasdaq:CMTL) announced
today that its Santa Clara, California-based subsidiary, Comtech Xicom
Technology, Inc. received an order for $1.5 million for the company's
Ka-band high-power amplifiers serving the emerging High Throughput
Satellite communications market.
Comtech Xicom's systems represent the state-of-the-art in Ka-band
amplifier production. These TWT-based amplifiers feature 500 Watts of
output power at 30GHz. The amplifiers are designed for high reliability
and superior technical performance and meet the long life requirements
for the High Throughput Satellite communications markets.
"We continue to see strong demand for our Ka-band product line," said
Fred Kornberg, President and Chief Executive Officer of Comtech
Telecommunications Corp. "Our products are instrumental to high-power
uplink gateways for interactive satellite services. We are proud to be
selected, once again, to supply gateway amplifiers to the High
Throughput Satellite market."
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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