Comtech Telecommunications Corp. (Nasdaq:CMTL) has announced 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 USD 7.5 million for Solid-State Power Amplifiers (SSPAs) to be used in an airborne, In-Flight Connectivity application, the company said.
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.
Comtech Xicom Technology, Inc., a world provider of 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.
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.