<< Back

Comtech Telecommunications Corp. Awarded a $6.4 Million Contract for Communications Jamming High Power Amplifiers

May 16, 2006 at 12:00 AM EDT

MELVILLE, N.Y., May 16, 2006 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Comtech Telecommunications Corp. (Nasdaq: CMTL) announced today that its New York-based subsidiary, Comtech PST Corp., has received a $6.4 million contract for broadband, solid state, high power RF microwave amplifier systems from a major international customer. The contract includes options for additional systems with a potential value of $2.9 million.

The amplifier systems, which include the latest solid state switching and transistor technology and provide for very broad frequency coverage, will be utilized as part of a communications jamming system supplied to an international end user.

In commenting on this contract award, Fred Kornberg, President and Chief Executive Officer of Comtech Telecommunications Corp., said, "Our technology leadership position, specifically in communications jamming technology, in the high power, broadband amplifier area has enabled us to participate in various major electronic warfare application programs. This contract with a major international customer is testament to the performance and reliability of this state-of-the-art product line."

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, mobile data communications and RF microwave amplifiers. 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.

PCMTL

SOURCE: Comtech Telecommunications Corp.

Media:
Fred Kornberg/Robert G. Rouse, 631-777-8900
Info@comtechtel.com

Copyright Business Wire 2006

News Provided by COMTEX