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Comtech wins $3.1 million contract for GaN RF switches

The contract will support the U.S. military for high-power solid- state gallium nitride devices
Comtech Telecommunications Corporation has announced that its New York-based subsidiary, Comtech PST Corp., has received a contract award valued at $3.1 million for solid-state, high-power RF switches from a major domestic prime contractor.

These switches provide for very broad frequency coverage and are key components in an integrated electronic countermeasures system used by the U.S. military.

Fred Kornberg, President and Chief Executive Officer of Comtech Telecommunications Corp., says, "This significant order demonstrates Comtech's technical strength in delivering solid-state, broadband high-power RF switches for military applications. We believe the market for our high-power RF switch products remains strong."

Comtech PST Corp is an independent supplier of broadband, high-power, high performance GaN RF microwave amplifiers and switches for use in a broad spectrum of applications including defence, medical, satellite communications systems and instrumentation.

Comtech conducts business through three complementary segments: telecommunications transmission, RF microwave amplifiers and mobile data communications. The Company sells products to a diverse customer base in the global commercial and government communications markets.

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