Comtech Telecommunications Corp. awarded a $1.5 million contract for new Ka-band gateway TWTAs

Comtech Telecommunications Corp. has announced that during its fourth quarter of fiscal 2020, its Santa Clara, California-based subsidiary, Comtech Xicom Technology, Inc., which is part of Comtech's Commercial Solutions segment, received a contract valued at more than $1.5 million for 500W Ka-band traveling wave tube amplifiers (TWTAs) for a Tracking, Telemetry, and Command (TT&C) application. These amplifiers will ship later this calendar year and will be deployed globally by a major satellite service provider for a new Ka-band network.

“We are proud to be a part of this new build out. TT&C is critical to maintaining the day-to-day operations of any satellite network,” said Fred Kornberg, Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of Comtech Telecommunications Corp. “Comtech continues to supply critical RF amplifiers that our customers can rely on in this very competitive marketspace.”

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