Comtech supplying jammer components

Nov. 8, 2012 at 8:28 AM

MELVILLE, N.Y., Nov. 8 (UPI) -- An unidentified U.S. company supplying communications jamming systems to the U.S. military has ordered system components from Comtech PST Corp.

The order is worth $3.2 million and is for broadband, solid-state, high-power RF microwave amplifiers and spares.

"This order demonstrates our continued leadership position in providing communications jamming technology and the ongoing need for our high-power broadband amplifiers that are utilized by major electronic warfare application programs in both domestic and international markets," said Fred Kornberg, president and chief executive officer of Comtech Telecommunications Corp., the parent company of Comtech PST.

Comtech PST's RF microwave amplifiers are used in a variety of defense systems, as well as in satellite communications systems.

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