Comtech Telecommunications Corp. Bagged $7.7 Million TWTA Contract

A California-based subsidiary of Comtech Telecommunications Corp, Comtech Xicom Technology Inc., has bagged a production contract for more than $7.7 million from a U.S. military integrator to supply high-power traveling wave tube amplifiers (TWTAs). The contract is a part of Comtech’s Commercial Solutions segment and is the follow-on order for a multi-year airborne strategic military program.

The amplifier is designed to be operated on multiple airframes, and includes sophisticated electronics that allows the user with the ability to transmit under extreme battlefield conditions. The product range encompasses power levels from 8 W to 3 kW, with frequency coverage in sub-bands within the 2 GHz to 51 GHz spectrum. These amplifiers are available for fixed and ground-based, ship-board, and airborne mobile applications.