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Gilat Subsidiary Wins Follow-on $8M LEO Amplifier Deal 

By | June 6, 2022

The Wavestream Powerstream 160Ka (photo: Gilat)

Gilat Satellite Networks received a follow-on order for gateways for a Low-Earth Orbit (LEO) constellation worth more than $8 million. Gilat’s subsidiary, Wavestream, was chosen as the sole provider to supply gateway solid state power amplifiers (SSPAs) to a leading satellite operator to support the LEO constellation gateways. 

Gilat announced the award on Monday. The satellite operator is unnamed. Gilat said this order is above and beyond last year’s previously announced $50 million contract, which is currently being delivered.

“Repeat business like this is a testament to our reliable manufacturing ability to meet the stringent requirements of Non-Geostationary satellite orbit constellations,” said Bob Huffman, general manager at Wavestream and senior vice president at Gilat. “Our manufacturing capacity, product reliability, and experience with high-power Ka-Band SSPA technologies position us well to capture a significant share of the NGSO gateway market.”