CAMARILLO, Calif., 31 Jan. 2008. AML Communications Inc. has received new and follow-up orders from customers in the defense industry. The orders total $1.65 Million. Among them is an order for production amplifiers for the ALMA (Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array) project.
The Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array (ALMA) will be a single research instrument composed of up to 80 high-precision antennas, located on the Chajnantor plain of the Chilean Andes in the District of San Pedro de Atacama, 5000m above sea level. ALMA will enable transformational research into the physics of the cold Universe, regions that are optically dark but shine brightly in the millimeter portion of the electromagnetic spectrum. Providing astronomers a new window on celestial origins, ALMA will probe the first stars and galaxies, and directly image the formation of planets.
Additional significant orders for Defense Programs were received from: BAE, L3 Communications and ITT Corporation.
AML Communications is a designer, manufacturer and marketer of amplifiers and integrated assemblies that address the Defense Electronic Warfare markets. The Company's Web site is located at http://www.amlj.com.
Mica-Tech, Inc., a subsidiary of the Company, designs, manufactures, and markets an intelligent satellite communication system to provide Supervisory Control And Data Acquisition (SCADA) of the electric power grid. The Mica-Tech website is located at http://www.mica-tech.com/