Comtech Telecommunications Corp. Receives $2.5 Million in Orders for Solid-State High-Power Amplifiers for Military Customers
MELVILLE, N.Y.–(BUSINESS WIRE)– February 15, 2017– Comtech Telecommunications Corp. (Nasdaq:CMTL) announced today that during its second quarter of fiscal 2017, its Santa Clara, California-based subsidiary, Comtech Xicom Technology Inc., which is part of Comtech’s Commercial Solutions segment, has received $2.5 million in orders to supply an array of solid-state high-power amplifiers to a military integrator. The orders included C-band, X-band and Ku-band SSPA products for use in highly mobile satellite communications (SATCOM) systems providing 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 to be robust in the field and our key customers continue to come back to us for follow-on procurements. This is a significant order and our factory has ramped up to deliver these amplifiers quickly. We continue to expand 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 sells products to a diverse customer base in the global commercial and government communications markets.