June 25, 2013-- Comtech Telecommunications Corp. (Nasdaq:CMTL) announced today that its Santa Clara, California-based subsidiary, Comtech Xicom Technology Inc., received $3.6 million in orders to supply an array of solid-state high-power amplifiers (SSPA) to a military integrator. The orders included C-band, X-band and Ku-band SSPA products, and will be used in highly mobile satellite communications (SATCOM) systems that provide voice, data, video conferencing, internet and high resolution video connectivity for military forces deployed world-wide. Comtech Xicom’s SSPA products feature robust designs ensuring highly efficient and reliable operation in challenging global environments.
Fred Kornberg, President and Chief Executive Officer of Comtech Telecommunications Corp., said, “Comtech Xicom products have proven robust in the field and our key customers continue to come back to us for follow-on procurements. Our factory has ramped up to deliver these amplifiers quickly and we look forward to expanding our business with our military OEM customers.”
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 www.xicomtech.com for more information.
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.