Comtech Telecommunications gets USD 4.0m contract award for high-power amplifiers for medical application

Comtech Telecommunications Corp. (Nasdaq: CMTL) said 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, received a follow-on contract award for approximately USD 4.0m for solid-state, high-power RF amplifiers from a major domestic medical instrumentation provider.

These amplifiers are used by 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.

Comtech PST Corp. is an independent supplier of broadband, high-power, high performance RF microwave amplifiers for use in a broad spectrum of applications including defense, 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.