- Satellite Evolution
Tier-1 US terminal provider awards Gilat over US$5 million for SSPAs powering militaries worldwide
Gilat Satellite Networks Ltd., a worldwide leader in satellite networking technology, solutions and services, announced today the award of over US$5 million by a Tier-1 US terminal provider to provide solid state power amplifiers (SSPAs) for satellite communication (SATCOM) terminals for militaries worldwide. Further contract expansion is expected with leading terminal provider for Wavestream MicroStream SSPAs.
Gilat’s fully owned subsidiary, Wavestream, will provide tightly integrated MicroStream frequency conversion/amplifier units to the leading terminal provider. Wavestream’s MicroStream Ka-band SSPAs provide the required solution to meet the power and linearity in the low SWaP solution most essential for tactical and expeditionary military users. The terminals will serve tactical defense users throughout the world.
“We are excited to integrate our MicroStream product into a new line of tactical terminals,” said Bob Huffman, Wavestream’s General Manager. “This is a testament to our leadership in tightly integrated tactical SATCOM frequency conversion and power amplification solutions.”