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Comtech Telecommunications Corp. Receives Orders Totaling $31.2 Million for the Army National Guard's Acquisition of Movement Tracking System Equipment and Support

August 29, 2007 at 12:00 AM EDT

MELVILLE, N.Y., Aug 29, 2007 (BUSINESS WIRE) --

Comtech Telecommunications Corp. (NASDAQ:CMTL) announced today that its Maryland-based subsidiary, Comtech Mobile Datacom Corporation, received orders totaling $31.2 million under its Movement Tracking System, or MTS contract, with the U.S. Army for support of the National Guard. Total orders received to date against the $463.2 million U.S. Army logistics contract increased to $459.8 million.

The orders are for the supply of Comtech's next generation Model MT-2012 mobile satellite transceivers, along with both ruggedized and control station computers, as well as installation support. Comtech's Model MT-2012 Transceiver features Savi Technology's ISO-compliant EchoPoint RFID Reader, as well as secure Global Positioning System (GPS) capabilities.

Fred Kornberg, President and Chief Executive Officer of Comtech Telecommunications Corp., said, "We are extremely pleased to have received these follow-on orders from the Army National Guard. These orders will enable further deployment of our field-proven technology to the National Guard in its first responder role here at home."

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 believes many of its solutions play a vital role in providing or enhancing communication capabilities when terrestrial communications infrastructure is unavailable or ineffective. The Company conducts its business through three complementary segments: telecommunications transmission, mobile data communications and RF microwave amplifiers. The Company sells products to a diverse customer base in the global commercial and government communications markets. The Company believes it is a market leader in the market segments that it serves.

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). Savi Technology is a wholly owned subsidiary of Lockheed Martin Corporation (NYSE: LMT).

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.
Robert G. Rouse, Executive Vice President and
Chief Operating Officer

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