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Comtech Telecommunications Corp. Receives $1.7 Million of Orders for Its Mobile Data Communications Transceivers and Related Products

December 15, 2005 at 12:00 AM EST

MELVILLE, N.Y., Dec 15, 2005 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Comtech Telecommunications Corp. (NASDAQ:CMTL) announced today that its Maryland-based subsidiary, Comtech Mobile Datacom Corporation, recently received multiple orders totaling $1.7 million under 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 $227.9 million.

The orders are primarily for the supply of Comtech's Model 2011 mobile satellite transceivers for Force XXI Battle Command Brigade and Below - Blue Force Tracking (FBCB2-BFT), a battle command real-time situational awareness and control system, and related computer accessories. The new orders are required to support activities in Iraq and Kuwait.

Fred Kornberg, President and Chief Executive Officer of Comtech Telecommunications Corp., said, "We are pleased with the continuing demand from the U.S. Army for our satellite transceivers. These new orders are indicative of the importance our products play in meeting the communications requirements of the U.S. Department of Defense."

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.

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.
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Fred Kornberg or Robert G. Rouse, 631-777-8900
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