PALO ALTO, Calif., June 22, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- The Radant Technologies Division of Communications & Power Industries LLC (CPI) provided the radome included in the FAA-approved Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) recently received by ViaSat, Inc. for the Airbus A320 aircraft. Certification on the Ku-/Ka-band radome is a significant milestone, as it has met all airworthiness requirements.
This radome will be fully compatible across all ViaSat satellite network operations, including aircraft served by ViaSat-1, ViaSat-2 and ViaSat-3. It is also fully compliant with Wideband Global SATCOM system (WGS) operations across its entire spectrum. This radome has been in production for more than one year, supporting a number of commercial and governmental programs. See CPI's September 16, 2014 press release at http://investor.cpii.com for more information.
"This achievement demonstrates CPI Radant Technologies Division's continued leadership in airborne wideband radomes for satellite communications," said Dr. Jean-Claude Sureau, technical director of CPI Radant Technologies Division.
About Communications & Power Industries LLC
Communications and 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. www.cpii.com
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