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Traveling Wave Tube (TWT) Amplifiers

Our Fort Walton Beach, FL facility designs and manufactures Keltec TWT amplifiers for simulators and satellite communications. These units can be designed for either commercial or military applications.


  • Commercial/custom military applications
  • Frequency: 1 to 18 GHz
  • Power Level: 20 to 2500 WCW, 10 kW pulse
  • Rack mount, hub mount or airborne packages
  • Computer control via RS-232, RF-486, IEEE-488
  • COTS Amplifier
  • Commercial standard designs:
    - Instrumentation: octave bands from 1 to 18 GHz
    - SATCOM: C, X, Ka, Ku band, 400 W tri-band



  • Commercial satellite communications
  • Military satellite communications