Comtech Telecommunications Corp. Receives $3.6 Million in Orders for Solid-State High-Power Amplifiers for Military Customers
MELVILLE, N.Y.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--
June 25, 2013-- Comtech Telecommunications Corp. (Nasdaq:CMTL) announced
today that its Santa Clara, California-based subsidiary, Comtech Xicom
Technology Inc., received $3.6 million in orders to supply an array of
solid-state high-power amplifiers (SSPA) to a military integrator. The
orders included C-band, X-band and Ku-band SSPA products, and will be
used in highly mobile satellite communications (SATCOM) systems that
provide voice, data, video conferencing, internet and high resolution
video connectivity for military forces deployed world-wide. Comtech
Xicom's SSPA products feature robust designs ensuring highly efficient
and reliable operation in challenging global environments.
Fred Kornberg, President and Chief Executive Officer of Comtech
Telecommunications Corp., said, "Comtech Xicom products have proven
robust in the field and our key customers continue to come back to us
for follow-on procurements. Our factory has ramped up to deliver these
amplifiers quickly and we look forward to expanding our business with
our military OEM customers."
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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