Comtech Telecommunications Nets $1.6M Military TWTA Contract


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Comtech Telecommunications Corp. announced today that its Santa Clara, California-based subsidiary, Comtech Xicom Technology Inc., has received an award of $1.6 million from a U.S. military integrator to supply high-power traveling wave tube amplifiers (TWTAs). The rugged outdoor antenna-mount TWTAs are to be used in transportable satellite uplinks for tactical military satellite communications (MILSATCOM).

"Comtech is supporting our customer on a major multi-band MILSATCOM system upgrade with our reliable, high performance, high-power TWTAs," said Dr. Stanton Sloane, President and Chief Executive Officer of Comtech Telecommunications Corp. "We are proud to be selected to sustain our troops' critical satellite communications needs."

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.

About Comtech Telecommunications Corp.

Comtech Telecommunications Corp. designs, develops, produces and markets innovative products, systems and services for advanced communications solutions. The Company's 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.

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