Comtech Receives $1.8 Million Contract for SATCOM TWTAs

Comtech Telecommunications has 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 satcom ground system. Comtech Telecommunications received the contract through its subsidiary, Comtech Xicom Technology, a part of Comtech's Commercial Solutions segment.

The order was received during the fourth quarter of fiscal 2019 and the amplifiers are expected to ship during the 2020 fiscal year.

Comtech Xicom Technology has been providing long-term support for important military communications missions with its rugged and high performance TWTAs. A world leader in high-power amplifiers, the company 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.

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