Airborne Solid-State Power Amplifiers
Comtech Xicom Technology has developed and DO-160 certified both SSPAs and Block Upconverters (BUCs) for in-cabin ARINC-type and tail mount hermetic configurations. Xicom has design capability to support DO-160 compliant requirements from category A1 to F2. The very high efficiency technology and advanced packaging techniques used enabled industry-leading power density products that meet the tough environments of airborne applications.
Over the last decade, Comtech Xicom has also developed extensive airborne traveling wave tube amplifier (TWTA) capabilities to become a leading supplier of high power, millimeterwave airborne power amplifiers, including those for challenging strategic military environments.