Aviat Networks, Inc.
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AMENDED AND RESTATED
CERTIFICATE OF INCORPORATION
OF
AVIAT NETWORKS
, INC.
Aviat Networks, Inc. (the “Corporation”), a corporation organized and existing under, and by virtue of, the General Corporation Law of the State of Delaware (“DGCL”) hereby certifies as follows:
(1) The name of the Corporation is Aviat Networks, Inc.
(2) The Corporation was originally incorporated under the name Harris Stratex Networks, Inc. The original certificate of incorporation of the Corporation was filed with the Secretary of the State of Delaware on October 5, 2006. The Amended and Restated Certificate of Incorporation of the Corporation was filed with the Secretary of State of Delaware on November 19, 2009, and was most recently amended on February 3, 2017 (the “Current Certificate of Incorporation”). A Certificate of Designations of Series A Junior Participating Preferred Stock was filed with the Secretary of State of Delaware on April 21, 2009, and was subsequently eliminated through a Certificate of Elimination filed with the Secretary of State of Delaware on September 7, 2016. A Certificate of Designations of Series A Participating Preferred Stock was filed with the Secretary of State of Delaware on September 7, 2016.
(3) This amended and restated certificate of incorporation which restates, integrates and amends the Corporation’s Current Certificate of Incorporation, as heretofore amended or supplemented, has been duly adopted by the board of directors of the Corporation (the “Board”) and by the stockholders of the Corporation in accordance with Sections 242 and 245 of the DGCL, and has been duly executed by an officer of the Corporation and filed in accordance with Section 103 of the DGCL.
(4) The text of the Amended and Restated Certificate of Incorporation shall read, in its entirety, as follows:
Article I
Name

The name of the Corporation is Aviat Networks, Inc.
Article II
Registered Agent

The address of the registered office of the Corporation in the State of Delaware is 251 Little Falls Drive, Wilmington, New Castle County, Delaware, 19808, and the name of its registered agent at that address is Corporation Service Company.
Article III



Purpose
The purpose of the Corporation is to engage in any lawful act or activity for which corporations may be organized under the DGCL.
Article IV
Capitalization

a. Capitalization. The total number of shares of all classes that this Corporation is authorized to issue is 350,000,000 shares, of which (i) 50,000,000 shares shall be designated as preferred stock, par value $0.01 per share (the “Preferred Stock”), and (ii) 300,000,000 shares shall be designated as common stock, par value $0.01 per share (the “Common Stock”).
b. Preferred Stock. Shares of Preferred Stock may be issued in one or more series from time to time by the Board, and the Board is expressly authorized to fix by resolution or resolutions the designations and the powers, preferences and rights, and the qualifications, limitations and restrictions thereof, of the shares of each series of Preferred Stock, including without limitation the following:
i. the distinctive serial designation of such series which shall distinguish it from other series;
ii. the number of shares included in such series;
iii. the dividend rate (or method of determining such rate) payable to the holders of the shares of such series, any conditions upon which such dividends shall be paid and the date or dates upon which such dividends shall be payable;
iv. whether dividends on the shares of such series shall be cumulative and, in the case of shares of any series having cumulative dividend rights, the date or dates or method of determining the date or dates from which dividends on the shares of such series shall be cumulative;
v. the amount or amounts which shall be payable out of the assets of the corporation to the holders of the shares of such series upon voluntary or involuntary liquidation, dissolution or winding up the Corporation, and the relative rights of priority, if any, of payment of the shares of such series;
vi. the price or prices at which, the period or periods within which and the terms and conditions upon which the shares of such series may be redeemed, in whole or in part, at the option of the Corporation or at the option of the holder or holders thereof or upon the happening of a specified event or events;
vii. the obligation, if any, of the Corporation to purchase or redeem shares of such series pursuant to a sinking fund or otherwise and the price or prices at which, the period or periods within which and the terms and conditions upon which the shares of
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such series shall be redeemed or purchased, in whole or in part, pursuant to such obligation;
viii. whether or not the shares of such series shall be convertible or exchangeable, at any time or times at the option of the holder or holders thereof or at the option of the Corporation or upon happening of a specified event or events, into shares of any other class or classes of stock of the Corporation, and the price or prices or rate or rates of exchange or conversion and any adjustments applicable thereto; and
ix. whether or not the holders of the shares of such series shall have voting rights, in addition to the voting rights provided by law, and if so the terms of such voting rights.
Subject to the rights of the holders of any series of Preferred Stock, the number of authorized shares of any class or series of Preferred Stock may be increased or decreased (but not below the number of shares thereof then outstanding) by the affirmative vote of the holders of a majority of the outstanding shares of such class or series, voting together as a single class, irrespective of the provisions of Section 242(b)(2) of the DGCL. The Board has designated a series of its Series A Participating Preferred Stock pursuant to a Certificate of Designations duly filed with the Secretary of State of Delaware on September 7, 2016, a copy of which is attached hereto as Exhibit A and incorporated herein by reference.
Article V
Directors

The number of directors (the “Directors”) that shall constitute the whole Board shall be fixed from time to time pursuant to the amended and restated bylaws of the Corporation, as may be further amended from time to time (the “Bylaws”).
Article VI
Limitation of Liability

A director or officer of the Corporation shall not be liable to the Corporation or its stockholders for monetary damages for breach of fiduciary duty as a director or officer, except to the extent that such exemption from liability or limitation thereof is not permitted under the DGCL as currently in effect or as the same may hereafter be amended. If the DGCL is hereafter amended to authorize corporate action further limiting or eliminating the liability of directors or officers to the Corporation or its stockholders, then without any further action by any individual, corporation (including not-for-profit), general or limited partnership, limited liability company, joint venture, estate, trust, association, organization, government entity or other entity of any kind or nature such liability shall be so limited or eliminated to the fullest extent permitted by the DGCL as so amended. No adoption, amendment, modification or repeal of this Article VI or any other provision of this Amended and Restated Certificate of Incorporation shall adversely affect any right or protection of a director or officer existing at the time of such adoption, amendment, modification or repeal with respect to acts or omissions occurring prior to such time. For the
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purposes of this Article VI, “officer” shall have the meaning provided in Section 102(b)(7) of the DGCL, as it presently exists or may hereafter be amended from time to time.
Article VII
Bylaws

In furtherance and not in limitation of the powers conferred by statute, the Board is expressly authorized to adopt, repeal, alter, amend and rescind from time to time any or all of the Bylaws of the Corporation.
Article VIII
Amendment of Amended and Restated Certificate of Incorporation

This Corporation reserves the right to amend, alter, change or repeal any provision contained in this Amended and Restated Certificate of Incorporation, in the manner now or hereafter prescribed by statute, and all rights conferred on stockholders herein are granted subject to this reservation.



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IN WITNESS WHEREOF, I have signed this Amended and Restated Certificate of Incorporation this 9th day of November, 2023.
AVIAT NETWORKS, INC.
By:    /s/ Peter A. Smith    
Name:    Peter A. Smith
Title:     Chief Executive Officer and President