7 August 2017
Comtech wins $7.5m solid-state power amplifier order for in-flight connectivity
Comtech Telecommunications Corp of Melville, NY, USA says that during fiscal fourth-quarter 2017 its subsidiary Comtech Xicom Technology Inc of Santa Clara, CA – a part of Comtech´s Commercial Solutions segment that makes tube-based and solid-state power amplifiers (SSPAs) for military and commercial satellite communication (SATCOM) uplink applications – received a $7.5m order for solid-state power amplifiers (SSPAs) for airborne in-flight connectivity applications.
To be shipped in fiscal 2018, the gallium nitride (GaN)-based SSPAs will enable high-speed satellite connectivity for both airlines and travelers around the world.
Comtech Xicom Technology’s product range encompasses power levels from 8W to 3kW, with frequency coverage in sub-bands within the 2-45GHz spectrum. Amplifiers are available for fixed and ground-based, ship-board and airborne mobile applications.