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Comtech Telecommunications Corp. Receives $12.7 Million of MTS Orders for Its Mobile Data Communications Transceivers and Related Services

October 11, 2005 at 8:00 AM EDT

MELVILLE, N.Y., Oct 11, 2005 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Comtech Telecommunications Corp. (NASDAQ:CMTL) announced today that its Maryland-based subsidiary, Comtech Mobile Datacom Corp., recently received orders totaling $12.7 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 $212.8 million.

The orders are for the supply of Comtech's next generation Model MT 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, and related field services. Comtech's Model 2012 Transceiver features an RFID module manufactured by Savi Technology, Inc. The new orders also support ongoing MTS 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 extremely pleased with the most recent orders for our MTS products. The deployment of our next generation satellite transceiver demonstrates the importance our products play in supporting the D.O.D.'s communications needs."

Comtech Mobile Datacom Corp., 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.

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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