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Comtech Telecommunications Corp. Awarded $1.3 Million Order for Satcom High Power Amplifiers

May 25, 2004 at 8:00 AM EDT

MELVILLE, N.Y., May 25, 2004 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Comtech Telecommunications Corp. (Nasdaq:CMTL) announced today that its Melville, New York-based subsidiary, Comtech PST Corp., received a $1.3 million order for high power amplifiers from Rockwell Collins, a world leader in aviation electronics and communication systems.

These amplifiers are utilized as part of Rockwell Collins' SAT-2000 Satellite Communications System which provides mobile airborne to satellite to ground communications service. The terminal provides operators with the opportunity to access Inmarsat's Aero-I service for aeronautical satellite communications with multi-channel voice, fax and data capabilities. This order for high power amplifiers supplements a significant installed base of over 800 Comtech high power amplifiers previously delivered to Rockwell Collins. Delivery of these amplifiers will begin in August 2004 and continue through June 2005.

Fred Kornberg, President and Chief Executive Officer of Comtech Telecommunications Corp., said "This order reaffirms Comtech's product performance, quality and reliability, as well as the continuation of our relationship with Rockwell Collins for SATCOM high power amplifier products."

Comtech PST Corp. (www.comtechpst.com) is a leading independent supplier of broadband high power, high performance RF microwave amplifiers for use in a broad spectrum of applications including high power instrumentation, defense, medical, and satellite communications systems.

Comtech Telecommunications Corp. designs, develops, produces and markets innovative products, systems and services for advanced communications solutions. The Company conducts its business through three complementary segments: telecommunications transmission, RF microwave amplifiers, and mobile data communications. The Company offers niche products, systems and services where it believes it has technological, engineering, systems design or other expertise that differentiate its product offerings.

Certain information in this press release contains statements that are forward-looking in nature and involve certain significant risks and uncertainties. Actual results could differ materially from such forward-looking information. The Company's Securities and Exchange Commission filings identify many such risks and uncertainties. Any forward-looking information in this press release is qualified in its entirety by the risks and uncertainties described in such Securities and Exchange Commission filings.

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SOURCE: Comtech Telecommunications Corp.

Comtech Telecommunications Corp.
Fred Kornberg or Robert G. Rouse, 631-777-8900
Info@comtechtel.com
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