- Satellite Evolution
Comtech Telecommunications Corp. awarded US$3.6 million in contracts for military X-band SSPAs
Comtech Telecommunications Corp., a global leading provider of next-generation 911 emergency systems and secure wireless communications technologies, announced today, that during its fourth quarter of fiscal 2021, it was awarded multiple contracts aggregating US$3.6 million from a US system integrator for X-band SSPAs and BUCs for transportable satellite communication terminals.
Secure and available satellite communications are required to support all phases of a mission from the command center to the tactical edge. Comtech’s X-band SSPAs and BUCs are rugged and compact, supporting voice, video and data communications among dispersed elements of the battle force.
“Comtech’s SSPAs and BUCs have a proven heritage across multiple military systems and operate with high reliability in certified terminals around the globe,” said Fred Kornberg, Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of Comtech Telecommunications Corp. “We are pleased with the ongoing success of these transportable terminals.”
Comtech, 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 8W to 3kW, with frequency coverage in sub-bands within the 2GHz to 52GHz spectrum. Amplifiers are available for fixed and ground-based, shipboard, and airborne mobile applications.