Comtech PST to Deliver High-Power Amplifier Systems for US Navy’s NextGen Jammer

Comtech PST, a subsidiary of Comtech Telecommunications’ has received a multi-million dollar contract award for solid-state, high-power RF amplifier systems from Northrop Grumman. The solid-state, high-power RF amplifiers will be for used on the U.S. Navy’s Next Generation Jammer – Low Band (NGJ-LB) Demonstration of Existing Technologies (DET).

The NGJ system will augment, and ultimately replace the EA-18G Growler aircraft’s legacy ALQ-99 Tactical Jammer System with advanced airborne electronic attack capabilities for defeating increasingly advanced and capable threats.

According to Fred Kornberg, President and Chief Executive Officer of Comtech Telecommunications Corp, the significant award demonstrates Comtech's strength in developing solid-state, high-power RF amplifier systems for advanced airborne electronic warfare systems. It is now bringing extensive knowledge and experience to the Northrop Grumman team to support the U.S. Navy.

Comtech PST is a leading independent supplier of broadband, high-power, high performance RF microwave amplifiers and control components for use in a broad spectrum of applications including defense, radar, medical, satellite communications systems and instrumentation.