Advantech Wireless Technologies has announced the release of the Taurus-X GaN based SSPA/BUC for military applications.
The Taurus-X 1000W X-Band GaN based SSPA is designed to suit the harsh environments and is both designed and manufactured by Advantech to meet military requirements, as per the company.
Taurus-X is available in both the X-band Troposcatter (7.1-7.9 GHz) and Satellite band (7.9-8.4 GHz) and can be configured with or without an integrated L-band Block Up-converter (BUC).
Available in a variety of redundancy and phase combined system architectures, Taurus-X can be produced in both outdoor and rack-mount enclosures.
The Taurus line of SSPAs and SSPBs includes GaAs and GaN models and is also available in C-Band and Ku-Band frequencies.
This SSPA promises high performance and reliability in a compact form factor and weighs approximately 95lbs.