Comtech Telecommunications Corp. has announced that during the fourth quarter of fiscal 2019, its Santa Clara, California-based subsidiary, Comtech Xicom Technology, Inc., which is part of Comtech's Commercial Solutions segment, received a contract valued at more than $1.8 million for Ku and Ka-band high-power traveling wave tube amplifiers (“TWTAs”) for a trailer-based satellite communications ground system. The amplifiers are expected to ship during the 2020 fiscal year.
“Comtech Xicom Technology is happy to continue our long-term support for theses important military communications missions with our rugged and high performance TWTAs," said Fred Kornberg, President and Chief Executive Officer of Comtech Telecommunications Corp. "Our engineers are focused on delivering high reliability products to enable Satcom connectivity in systems deployed throughout the world.”
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 52 GHz spectrum. Amplifiers are available for fixed and ground-based, ship-board and airborne mobile applications.