Comtech Telecommunications Corp. (NASDAQ: CMTL) has announced that their Santa Clara, California-based subsidiary, Comtech Xicom Technology, Inc., has been awarded a $2.0 million order for rugged, Ka-Band, high power, traveling wave tube amplifiers (“TWTAs”) for a U.S. military communications system that provides a secure internet connection to U.S. soldiers without the need for fixed infrastructure.
“Comtech Xicom Technology’s line of high-power amplifiers (“HPAs”) are employed in military communications applications around the globe. From transportable to airborne applications, Xicom leads the way for high-quality, state-of-the-art TWTAs and solid-state power amplifiers (“SSPAs”),” said Fred Kornberg, Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of Comtech Telecommunications Corp. “We are happy to be selected to deliver reliable and high-performance Ka-Band amplifiers.”
Comtech Xicom Technology, Inc. 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 52 GHz spectrum. Amplifiers are available for fixed and ground-based, shipboard and airborne mobile applications.