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Comtech Telecommunications Corp. Receives $10.4 Million of Movement Tracking System Orders for Its Mobile Data Communications Transceivers and Related Field Support

November 29, 2005 at 12:00 AM EST

MELVILLE, N.Y., Nov 29, 2005 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Comtech Telecommunications Corp. (NASDAQ:CMTL) announced today that its Maryland-based subsidiary, Comtech Mobile Datacom Corporation, recently received multiple orders totaling $10.4 million on its Movement Tracking System, or MTS contract, with the U.S. Army. Total orders received to date against the $418.2 million contract increased to $226.2 million.

The orders include Comtech's next generation Model 2012 mobile satellite transceivers, which feature embedded Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) and secure Global Positioning System (GPS) capabilities, along with both ruggedized and control station computers. Comtech's Model 2012 Transceiver features Savi Technology's ISO-compliant EchoPoint RFID Reader, which Savi also has deployed in the U.S. Department of Defense's In-Transit Visibility (ITV) network. The new orders also include ongoing field service activities in Iraq, Kuwait, and at selected Army Bases in the United States.

Fred Kornberg, President and Chief Executive Officer of Comtech Telecommunications Corp., said, "We are excited about the ongoing roll-out of our next generation satellite transceiver to the MTS program. These new orders further demonstrate the importance our products play in meeting the requirements of this critical program."

Comtech Mobile Datacom Corporation, a Germantown, Maryland-based company, is engaged in the provision of satellite-based packet data communication systems and location and messaging services. To learn more about Comtech Mobile Datacom, please visit the company's website at www.comtechmobile.com.

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.

Savi Technology is a leading provider of supply chain management and security solutions leveraging software and Automatic Identification and Data Collection (AIDC) technologies, including Radio Frequency Identification (RFID).

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.

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