The Econco Division of Communications & Power Industries LLC (CPI) has been awarded a $9.7 million sole-source multiyear contract for the production of new power grid devices to support the U.S. Navy's Aegis radar systems.
The two-year, firm fixed-price contract was awarded by the U.S. Defense Logistics Agency Land and Maritime in Mechanicsburg, Pa. Work on the contract will be completed in Woodland, Calif.
CPI Econco Division has previously provided rebuilt power grid devices for Aegis radar systems and has twice been awarded the U.S. Navy Aegis Excellence Award for Outstanding Performance on the program. The Aegis radar systems are the single largest defense program supported by CPI.
Established in 1969 to provide high-quality, reasonably priced repaired power grid devices to AM and FM radio broadcasting stations, CPI Econco Division manufactures rebuilt power grid devices for the radar, communications, medical and industrial markets. Its product portfolio also includes rebuilt magnetrons, klystrons, traveling wave tubes (TWTs) and inductive output tubes (IOTs). Recently, CPI Econco Division has expanded its production capabilities to include the manufacturing of new continuous-wave magnetrons at power levels ranging from 30 kW to 75 kW and high-power magnetrons at power levels ranging from 100 kW to 125 kW for use in industrial applications.
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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