MELVILLE, N.Y.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--January 15, 2019 -- Comtech Telecommunications Corp. (Nasdaq: CMTL) announced today that during its second quarter of fiscal 2019, its New York-based subsidiary, Comtech PST Corp., which is part of Comtech’s Government Solutions segment, received a multi-million dollar contract award for solid-state, high-power RF amplifier systems from Northrop Grumman Corporation for use on the U.S. Navy’s Next Generation Jammer – Low Band (NGJ-LB) Demonstration of Existing Technologies (DET).
The NGJ system will augment, and ultimately replace the EA-18G Growler aircraft’s legacy ALQ-99 Tactical Jammer System with advanced airborne electronic attack capabilities for defeating increasingly advanced and capable threats.
In commenting on this contract award, Fred Kornberg, President and Chief Executive Officer of Comtech Telecommunications Corp., said, "This significant award demonstrates Comtech's strength in developing solid-state, high-power RF amplifier systems for advanced airborne electronic warfare systems. Comtech brings extensive knowledge and experience to the Northrop Grumman team to support the U.S. Navy."
Comtech PST Corp. (www.comtechpst.com) is a leading independent supplier of broadband, high-power, high performance RF microwave amplifiers and control components for use in a broad spectrum of applications including defense, radar, medical, satellite communications systems and instrumentation.
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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