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Advantech Wireless releases Second Generation GaN Technology based 300W/400W X-Band SapphireBlu SSPA/SSPB for military applications

September 24, 2015

Advantech Wireless announced the release of the Second Generation GaN Technology based 300W/400W X-Band SapphireBluTM SSPA/SSPB for military applications.

The New 300W/400W Second Generation GaN based X-Band SapphireBluTM systems provide very high linearity and high power density in a compact size. With a weatherproof construction, these units are perfectly suited for solid communications in the harshest of environments.  

Cristi Damian, VP Business Development at Advantech Wireless states: “The Second Generation X-band GaN SSPAs are designed to meet the stringent requirements of Military Standards for Mobile Satcom Terminals. These new SSPAs provide an impressive 60% increase in linearity over the previous generation Solid State Technology while reducing the size and energy consumption by more than 50%. Designed to me mounted on ruggedized military trailers, these are a direct replacement for 750W TWTs, fully compliant with the latest versions of Mil-Std-810G.” 

Advantech Wireless’ Second Generation X-Band GaN based SapphireBluTM SSPAs/SSPBs are also MIL-STD-188-164A latest revision compliant. Their built-in design features result in a product with exceptional linearity and operating efficiency.  The design of the Second Generation GaN SSPAs/SSPBs is based on Advantech Wireless’s industry proven reliable solid-state high power amplifiers. Combined with the traditional Advantech Wireless features, these new series of BUCs provide the ultimate in performance and convenience.