MELVILLE, N.Y.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--August 2, 2017--Comtech Telecommunications Corp. (Nasdaq:CMTL) announced today that during its fourth quarter of fiscal 2017, its Santa Clara, California-based subsidiary, Comtech Xicom Technology, Inc., which is part of Comtech’s Commercial Solutions segment, received an order for $7.5 million for Solid-State Power Amplifiers (SSPAs) to be used in an airborne, In-Flight Connectivity application. This order will be shipped in fiscal 2018. These Gallium Nitride (GaN) SSPAs will enable high-speed satellite connectivity for both airlines and travelers around the world.
"We are pleased to receive this follow-on order for the commercial airborne market, and continue to ramp up our manufacturing capacity in response to growing demand. As airlines move to offer higher speed satellite-based connectivity, we foresee continued growth in this area," said Fred Kornberg, President and Chief Executive Officer of Comtech Telecommunications Corp.
Comtech Xicom Technology, Inc., a world leader in high-power amplifiers, 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 45 GHz spectrum. Amplifiers are available for fixed and ground-based, ship-board, and airborne mobile applications. Please visit www.xicomtech.com for more information.
Comtech Telecommunications Corp. designs, develops, produces and markets innovative products, systems and services for advanced communications solutions. The Company sells products to a diverse customer base in the global commercial and government communications markets.
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