Prime contractor orders jamming components

Aug. 4, 2010 at 2:05 PM
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MELVILLE, N.Y., Aug. 4 (UPI) -- U.S. company Comtech PST Corp. gained $2.9 million of orders for broadband, solid state, high-power integrated amplifier systems used in radio signal jamming.

The company, a subsidiary of Comtech Telecommunications Corp., said the orders were placed by a domestic prime contractor but didn't identify the client.

"Comtech PST continues its success and recognition as a premier supplier of solid state, high-power amplifier systems to the worldwide electronic warfare marketplace," Fred Kornberg, president and chief executive officer of Comtech Telecommunications Corp. said in a news release. "This is another important set of orders for Comtech PST as it affirms our customers' confidence in Comtech as a high-volume manufacturer of high-power integrated amplifier systems."

Comtech's systems the latest solid state transistor and switching technology and provide for very broad frequency coverage, the company said.

The subsidiary describes itself as an independent supplier of broadband, high-power, high performance RF microwave amplifiers for use in a broad spectrum of applications including defense, medical, satellite communications systems and instrumentation.

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