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Comtech Telecommunications Corp. Receives $5.3 Million of Movement Tracking System Orders for Mobile Satellite Terminal Hardware, Satellite Service And Technical Support Services

July 19, 2006 at 12:00 AM EDT

MELVILLE, N.Y., Jul 19, 2006 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Comtech Telecommunications Corp. (NASDAQ:CMTL) announced today that its Maryland-based subsidiary, Comtech Mobile Datacom Corporation, received orders totaling $5.3 million for mobile satellite terminal hardware, satellite service and related technical services in support of ongoing Movement Tracking System Program activities.

The orders include installation kits, satellite service, technical training and system installation services. The orders were received on the Company's Movement Tracking System, or MTS, contract with the U.S. Army. Total orders received to date against the $418.2 million MTS contract increased to $265.7 million.

Fred Kornberg, President and Chief Executive Officer of Comtech Telecommunications Corp., said, "These new orders allow us to continue to provide our products, technical services and support capabilities to meet the requirements of this critical program. We look forward to supporting the future requirements of this program and others within 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 through the use of advanced communication and network technology. 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.

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Comtech Telecommunications Corp.
Fred Kornberg or Robert G. Rouse, (631) 962-7000 
Info@comtechtel.com

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