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Comtech awarded $4.5M for high power solid-state amplifiers

May 8, 2012
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Comtech Telecommunications Corp. announced that its Santa Clara, California-based subsidiary, Comtech Xicom Technology Inc., received a $4.5 million order from a domestic prime contractor to supply solid-state high-power amplifiers to support the U.S. military. These solid-state high-power amplifiers will be used in small transportable military tactical SATCOM terminals to support worldwide U.S. military missions in environmentally demanding locations.

In commenting on this award, Fred Kornberg, president and chief executive officer of Comtech Telecommunications Corp., said, “We continue to expand our SSPA business with major U.S. system integrators. The Comtech Xicom product line has proven to be robust and reliable. We are proud to be a part of this winning team.”

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.

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