Comtech Telecommunications gets USD2.5m to support satellite communication systems

Comtech Telecommunications Corp. (NASDAQ: CMTL) said that its Santa Clara, California-based subsidiary, Comtech Xicom Technology, Inc., has recently been awarded four contracts totaling USD2.5m for high-power dual-band traveling wave tube amplifiers (TWTAs) for the US Navy satellite communications systems.

Comtech Xicom´s XTRD-2000C/X provides 2 KW of power from a rack-mounted system below-deck. The XTD-450T is antenna-mounted and provides more than 350W of power. These amplifiers will help provide high priority, high capacity voice, data, and video to combat and support vessels. The US Navy terminals utilize X-band over the Defense Satellite Communications System (DSCS) or allied military satellites and C-band over commercial satellites.

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