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July 11th, 2018

Comtech Xicom Achieves TWTA Contract with U.S. Military Integrator

Comtech Telecommunications Corp. (NASDAQ:CMTL) announced that, during the company's fourth quarter of fiscal 2018, its Santa Clara, California-based subsidiary, Comtech Xicom Technology, Inc., which is part of Comtech’s Commercial Solutions segment, has received a contract for more than $4.8 million from a U.S. military integrator for high-power satellite communication (SATCOM) traveling wave tube amplifiers (TWTAs).

Comtech Xicom Technology, Inc. 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 to 51 GHz spectrum. Amplifiers are available for fixed and ground-based, ship-board, and airborne mobile applications.

Fred Kornberg, President and CEO of Comtech Telecommunications Corp., noted that the U.S. Military counts on Comtech Xicom Technology to deliver sophisticated, high-power amplifiers. Over the past 5 years, Comtech Xicom has manufactured hundreds of amplifiers for this application and the firm's customers can count on Comtech Xicom to deliver high-power SATCOM products on time and with high quality.