February 12, 2013 - Comtech Telecommunications Corp. (Nasdaq: CMTL) announced today that its Santa Clara, California-based subsidiary, Comtech Xicom Technology Inc., received a $4.4 million order from a domestic integrator for Traveling Wave Tube Amplifiers (“TWTAs”) for a U.S. Government Satellite Communications application.
Fred Kornberg, President and Chief Executive Officer of Comtech Telecommunications Corp., said, "Comtech Xicom Technology continues to execute in the growing marketplace for Milcom high-power amplifiers. We received the order because the Comtech Xicom products meet the stringent technical and reliability requirements that are required for this application, and we anticipate significant follow-on business for this product area."
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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