Mission Microwave Technologies, a manufacturer of highly efficient Solid State Power Amplifiers (SSPAs) and Block Up Converters (BUCs) has received a multi-million-dollar order from a US DoD contractor to provide updated versions of the contractor’s highly integrated transceivers for their signature Man-Portable VSAT terminal. This design win replaces incumbent providers and brings Mission’s efficient and reliable GaN power amplifiers integrated with receiver components to create products that are form, fit, and function replacements for older version technologies.
Initial orders for the transceiver products covering all three bands total over $2.4 million. The customer’s product line is well regarded and is widely deployed in both domestic and international tactical SATCOM terminal markets. Additional long-term demand for the products is expected based on the customer’s recent contract wins.
Steve Richeson, Vice President of Sales & Marketing for Mission Microwave said that customers needed a reliable supplier of this customized transceiver to meet their program commitments. Mission was able to support this long-standing customer with a customized design, improved performance, and support an aggressive schedule.
Mission Microwave supports the satellite terminal industry with high-performance X, Ku, and Ka-band products from highly integrated transceivers in the 10 – 80 W range to large-scale amplifiers up to 400 W for gateway installations. Customers rely on Mission to provide the highest level of capability, reliability, support, and on-time delivery. Mission Microwave will be exhibiting their entire line of X-, Ku-, and Ka-band solid-state products at the Satellite 2021 conference September 8-10, 2021 in National Harbor, Maryland.
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