August 6, 2012--Comtech Telecommunications Corp. (Nasdaq: CMTL) announced today that its Santa Clara, California-based subsidiary, Comtech Xicom Technology Inc., received an order for $2.9 million for its popular XTS-40X-B1 outdoor solid-state power amplifier (SSPA). The XTS-40X-B1 features high output power in a compact package, enabling higher data-rate uplinks for rugged, compact, transportable, military SATCOM terminals.
Fred Kornberg, President and Chief Executive Officer of Comtech Telecommunications Corp., said, “The XTS-40X-B1 is targeted at government SATCOM users who build very compact and cost effective transportable systems. We think this is a tremendous product that sets the bar very high in the MILSATCOM marketplace.”
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
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Comtech Telecommunications Corp. designs, develops, produces and markets innovative products, systems and services for advanced communications solutions. The Company believes many of its 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 market leader in the market segments that it serves.
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