News | May 17, 2021

Comtech Awarded $3.0 Million Q/V-Band TWTA Contract For HF Satcom Amplifiers

Source: Comtech XICOM Technology

SANTA CLARA, Calif. - - - Comtech Telecommunications Corp. (NASDAQ: CMTL), a world leader in secure wireless communications technologies, announced today, that during its third quarter of fiscal 2021, its Santa Clara, California-based subsidiary, Comtech Xicom Technology, Inc., a world leader in high-power amplifiers, was awarded a contract valued at more than $3.0 million for Q/V-Band traveling wave tube amplifiers (“TWTAs”) to support a new high-speed satellite network.

“We believe we are the market leader in deployed Q/V-Band TWTAs, and this order further extends our market lead for this new frequency band, which delivers 4 GHz of bandwidth for High Throughput Satellite (“HTS”) applications,” said Fred Kornberg, Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of Comtech Telecommunications Corp. “Q/V-Band is the next frontier for satcom frequency bands because it enables new products and services at a lower cost per bit. Our strong technical leadership position fuels our optimism for future growth opportunities.”

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. is a leader in the global communications market headquartered in Melville, New York. With a passion for customer success, Comtech designs, produces and markets advanced secure wireless solutions to more than 1,000 customers in more than 100 countries. For more information, please visit

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