Comtech Telecommunications Corp. Receives $8.8 Million Contract for Ka-band In-Flight Connectivity Solid-State Amplifiers

February 18, 2020 at 9:00 AM EST

MELVILLE, N.Y.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Feb. 18, 2020– February 18, 2020– Comtech Telecommunications Corp. (NASDAQ: CMTL) announced today, that during its second quarter of fiscal 2020, its Santa Clara, California-based subsidiary, Comtech Xicom Technology, Inc., which is part of Comtech’s Commercial Solutions segment, received a contract valued at more than $8.8 million for Ka-band Solid-State amplifiers to be used in an In-Flight Connectivity Satcom application.

“We have incorporated the latest Gallium Nitride (“GaN”) solid-state technology for use in a new cabin external application. We have shipped over 2,000 airborne amplifiers to date, and we continue to expand our presence in this growing market,” said Fred Kornberg, Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of Comtech Telecommunications Corp.

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. Please visit for more information.

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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