Comtech Awarded Contract for Ka-band TWTAs

Comtech Xicom Technology, Inc. has been awarded an order for rugged Ka-Band high-power Traveling Wave Tube Amplifiers (TWTAs) to provide secure internet connection to U.S. soldiers without the need for fixed infrastructure By DA Reporter / 28 May 2021

Comtech Telecommunications Corp. subsidiary Comtech Xicom Technology, Inc. has been awarded a $2 million order for rugged Ka-Band high-power Traveling Wave Tube Amplifiers (TWTAs) for a U.S. military communications system that provides secure internet connection to U.S. soldiers without the need for fixed infrastructure.

“Comtech Xicom Technology’s line of high-power amplifiers (HPAs) are employed in military communications applications around the globe. From transportable to airborne applications, Xicom leads the way for high-quality, state-of-the-art TWTAs and SSPAs,” said Fred Kornberg, Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of Comtech Telecommunications Corp. 

“We are happy to be selected to deliver reliable and high-performance Ka-band amplifiers.”

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 52 GHz spectrum. 

Amplifiers are available for fixed and ground-based, shipboard, and airborne mobile applications. 

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