Wavestream, a subsidiary of Gilat Satellite Networks Ltd. (NASDAQ, TASE: GILT), has received orders for more than $7 million for the U.S. Army’s WIN-T (Warfighter Information Network-Tactical) program.
WIN-T was established to provide anytime, anywhere connectivity via the U.S. DoD’s WGS satellite network. Wavestream’s Solid State Amplifier (SSPA), ruggedized to withstand the harshest environments, enables the Satellite Transportable Terminals (SSTs) to deliver a “Comms-on-the-Halt” (COTH) solution across diverse climates and conditions around the globe.
Bob Huffman, Wavestream’s General Manager, said the company has deployed thousands of BUCs to U.S. armed forces for more than a decade and takes pride in supporting the troops, wherever they are, with field-proven, highly reliable telecommunications solutions.
Wavestream designs and manufactures NexGen SATCOM high power transceivers for In Flight Connectivity, Ground Mobility and Gateway markets. Since 2001, the firm has provided system integrators with field-proven, high performance Ka-, Ku- and X-band Solid State Power Amplifiers (SSPAs), Block Upconverters (BUCs), Block Down Converters and Transceivers. Wavestream products provide high quality and reliability under the harshest environmental conditions and are currently certified to ISO 9001:2008 and AS9100D standards.