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Comtech Awarded $1.0 Million Contract for Medium-Power Tri-Band Amplifiers


Feb 22, 2012


 Comtech Xicom Technology, Inc., has been awarded a $1.0 million contract to supply medium-power tri-band amplifiers for a vehicle-mounted tactical satellite communications (SATCOM) system.


The Comtech Xicom tri-band amplifiers can transmit signals using three different SATCOM bands, giving users the flexibility to operate worldwide on either military or commercial spacecraft, and are ruggedized to cope with the rigorous deployment environments.


Fred Kornberg, President and Chief Executive Officer of Comtech Telecommunications Corp., stated, "Comtech Xicom multi-band traveling wave tube amplifiers offer military end-users the flexibility to communicate around the world over numerous satellite systems. Our amplifiers have proven to be a reliable mainstay of tactical satellite communications systems. We are proud to support our forces with robust, reliable and high-performance products."


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 for more information.