PALO ALTO, Calif., Jan. 19, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- A U.S. military systems integrator has awarded the Satcom Division of Communications & Power Industries LLC (CPI) an order totaling more than $4.5 million to provide high-power, X-band traveling wave tube amplifiers (TWTAs) and related products for a significant military communications program. Under this follow-on contract, CPI's X-band SuperLinear® TWTAs will be used in a shipboard satellite communications program for the U.S. military that CPI has supported for a number of years.
"CPI's X-band satcom amplifiers continue to be selected for this program due to our proven ability to meet the U.S. military's stringent product requirements for long life and high reliability," said Andy Tafler, president of CPI Satcom Division. "Our innovative and compact high-power SuperLinear amplifiers are extremely efficient, reliable and capable of operating in adverse environmental conditions, including shipboard environments."
CPI is one of the largest global manufacturers of high-power communications amplifiers for satellite uplink applications, with the broadest product line under one umbrella, including solid-state amplifiers for low-to-medium power applications, TWTAs, and klystron power amplifiers for high-power applications. These products are used in fixed and mobile gateways in support of military and commercial communications applications around the world.
About Communications & Power Industries LLC
Communications & Power Industries LLC (CPI), headquartered in Palo Alto, California, is a subsidiary of CPI International Holding Corp. and CPI International, Inc. CPI develops, manufactures and globally distributes components and subsystems used in the generation, amplification, transmission and reception of microwave signals for a wide variety of systems including radar, electronic warfare and communications (satellite and point-to-point) systems for military and commercial applications, specialty products for medical diagnostic imaging and the treatment of cancer, as well as microwave and RF energy generating products for various industrial and scientific pursuits.
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