The MAAP-018260 is a packaged linear power amplifier that operates over the frequency range 17.7 - 26.5 GHz. The device provides 27 dB of gain and 40 dBm OIP3 with more than 30 dBm of output P1dB. This power amplifier is assembled in a lead free, fully molded 5 mm QFN package and consists of a four stage power amplifier with integrated, on-chip power and envelope detectors. The device includes on-chip ESD protection structures to ease the implementation and volume assembly. The device is well suited for use in the 18 GHz, 23 GHz, 26 GHz cellular backhaul applications.