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Comtech Telecommunications Corp. Receives $7.1 Million Order for U.S. Air Force Satellite Communications Network Expansion

Aug. 22, 2011


Comtech Telecommunications Corp. announced today that its Santa Clara, California-based subsidiary, Comtech Xicom Technology, Inc. recently received an order for $7.1 million from a major U.S. prime contractor for Ka-Band power amplifiers.


Comtech's high-power amplifiers will be used in transportable USAF satellite terminals and expand an existing U.S. Air Force military satellite communications network. The Ka-band antenna-mount amplifiers feature high linear power and are designed for operation in challenging worldwide environments. The system is packed into multiple transit cases, making it ideal for global Command, Control, Communications, Computers, Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (C4ISR) service.


Fred Kornberg, President and Chief Executive Officer of Comtech Telecommunications Corp., stated, "We are pleased to receive this large order which we believe demonstrates the critical role that our high-power amplifiers play and our customer's confidence to meet the requirements of the U.S. Air Force."