Comtech Telecommunications Corp. announced today that during its second quarter of fiscal 2017, its New York-based subsidiary, Comtech PST Corp., which is part of Comtech's Government Solutions segment, has received a follow-on contract award for approximately $4.0 million for solid-state, high-power RF amplifiers from a major domestic medical instrumentation provider.
These amplifiers are used by one of the world's largest suppliers of image-guided radiotherapy (IGRT) and image-guided intensity modulated radiation therapy (IMRT) medical equipment providing state-of-the-art solutions for the treatment of cancer. These advanced forms of treatment deliver versatile complex doses of radiation at greater speed and accuracy thereby minimizing damage to surrounding healthy tissue.
Fred Kornberg, President and Chief Executive Officer of Comtech Telecommunications Corp., said, "This significant award demonstrates Comtech's technical strength in delivering solid-state, high-power RF amplifiers for medical systems. We believe the medical market for our amplifiers remains strong and we look forward to continuing to develop innovative products to address this important market."