Comtech Telecommunications Corp. Receives $2.9 Million Order for X-Band Solid-State Amplifiers from U.S. Government Prime Contractor
August 6, 2012 at 10:05 AM EDT
MELVILLE, N.Y.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--
August 6, 2012--Comtech Telecommunications Corp. (Nasdaq: CMTL)
announced today that its Santa Clara, California-based subsidiary,
Comtech Xicom Technology Inc., received an order for $2.9 million for
its popular XTS-40X-B1 outdoor solid-state power amplifier (SSPA). The
XTS-40X-B1 features high output power in a compact package, enabling
higher data-rate uplinks for rugged, compact, transportable, military
Fred Kornberg, President and Chief Executive Officer of Comtech
Telecommunications Corp., said, "The XTS-40X-B1 is targeted at
government SATCOM users who build very compact and cost effective
transportable systems. We think this is a tremendous product that sets
the bar very high in the MILSATCOM marketplace."
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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