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Comtech Telecommunications Corp. Awarded $3.2 Million Military TWTA Contract

October 26, 2015

Comtech Xicom Technology Inc., has received production contract for more than $3.2 million from a U.S. military integrator to supply high-power traveling wave tube amplifiers (TWTAs). This is the first installment of a multi-year program for tactical military transportable satellite terminals.

"Comtech is a key supplier on this highly advanced multiband satellite system,” said Dr. Stanton Sloane, President and Chief Executive Officer of Comtech Telecommunications Corp. “This order demonstrates our customer’s continued confidence in our military satcom solutions. We are committed partners on this program."

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. 

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