SAN JOSE, CALIFORNIA & HILLSBORO, OREGON (USA) - November 2, 2010 - TriQuint Semiconductor, Inc. (NASDAQ: TQNT), a leading RF products manufacturer and foundry services provider, has released a new 30W state-of-the-art gallium nitride (GaN) power amplifier with high power and efficiency for counter-IED (C-IED) and other EW (electronic weapons) systems. The new device and TriQuint's other GaN, GaAs, SAW and BAW products are being exhibited at the annual Military Communications Conference (MILCOM), San Jose, CA (USA), October 31-November 3.

The TGA2576 delivers 30W of saturated output power in the 2.5-6 GHz range. The new device is fabricated using TriQuint's production-released GaN on SiC process; it typically offers 30% PAE and 25dBm of small signal gain. Die-level samples of the TGA2576 will be available by November 30; packaged samples are expected in early 2011. Contact product marketing for TGA2576 details.

"TriQuint's gallium nitride portfolio offers the performance and dependability that defense and aerospace customers demand," remarked Grant Wilcox, TriQuint Marketing Manager. "Our new TGA2576 is ideal for counter-IED systems and other EW applications. TriQuint leads in both GaN and GaAs technologies, so you can depend on us for design assistance, service and products that support mission success."

TriQuint's expertise in gallium nitride (GaN), gallium arsenide / high-voltage GaAs pHEMT, surface acoustic and bulk acoustic wave (SAW / BAW), low-cost packaged devices and monolithic microwave integrated circuits (MMICs) has made us a leading supplier of RF system components to Boeing Company, Lockheed Martin Corporation, Northrop Grumman, Raytheon and other major defense contractors.

TriQuint supplies RF innovation for consumer retail products including mobile devices, wireless LAN, triple-play CATV systems, optical and wireless infrastructure applications.

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