Comtech Telecommunications Corp. awarded $4.2 million follow-on contract for high-power satcom TWTAs
Comtech Telecommunications Corp. announced today that during its third quarter of fiscal 2018, its Santa Clara, California-based subsidiary, Comtech Xicom Technology, Inc., which is part of Comtech's Commercial Solutions segment, has received a follow-on contract for more than $4.2 million from a U.S. military integrator for high-power satellite communication (SATCOM) traveling wave tube amplifiers (TWTAs). This is the third installment of a multi-year program for these power amplifiers used in tactical transportable SATCOM terminals.
"We are pleased to receive another follow-on order for this highly advanced multi-band SATCOM system. Our outdoor TWTAs are proven to be robust and reliable," said Fred Kornberg, President and Chief Executive Officer of Comtech Telecommunications Corp. "We have ramped up our manufacturing capacity to meet the customer's aggressive schedule, and anticipate shipping the entire order this fiscal year."