Comtech Telecommunications Corp. Receives $3.8 Million Order for High Efficiency Traveling Wave Tube Amplifiers for Military Applications
MELVILLE, N.Y.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--
January 29, 2015--Comtech Telecommunications Corp. (Nasdaq:CMTL)
announced today that its Santa Clara, California-based subsidiary,
Comtech Xicom Technology Inc., has received a $3.8 million follow-on
order from a U.S.-based system integrator for Traveling Wave Tube
Amplifiers ("TWTAs"). These TWTAs are for a major U.S. Army Satellite
Communications program for transportable satellite communications
("SATCOM") systems providing voice, data, video conferencing, internet
and high resolution video connectivity for deployed military forces.
The TWTAs ordered for this challenging Army application are part of
Comtech Xicom Technology's industry-leading high efficiency TWTA product
line and represent the best technology industry has to offer. The units
are small and lightweight enough to be mounted directly at the feed of
medium-sized antennas and are designed to operate over -40°C to +60°C.
They also incorporate upconversion from L-band for 1-2 GHz input
operation and SNMP-based Ethernet monitor and control interfaces.
Dr. Stanton Sloane, President and Chief Executive Officer of Comtech
Telecommunications Corp. said, "Comtech is pleased to continue our
support for this important program and the warfighter with our
industry-leading high-power, high efficiency amplifiers. Our customers
are directly benefiting from the significant investment we've made in
enhancing efficiency to provide the highest linear powers in the most
compact and rugged packages possible while maintaining our high
standards for quality and reliability in challenging environments."
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 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.
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