MELVILLE, N.Y., Mar 04, 2008 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Comtech Telecommunications Corp. (Nasdaq: CMTL) announced today that its New York-based subsidiary, Comtech PST Corp., has received a follow-on contract award valued at $2.4 million for solid state high power RF amplifiers from a major domestic medical instrumentation provider.
These amplifiers are used by the world's largest supplier of image-guided radiotherapy (IGRT) and image-guided intensity modulated radiation therapy (IMRT) medical equipment providing state of the art approaches for the treatment of cancer. These advanced forms of treatment deliver versatile complex doses of radiation at greater speed and accuracy thereby minimizing damage to surrounding healthy tissue.
Fred Kornberg, President and Chief Executive Officer of Comtech Telecommunications Corp., said "Our RF microwave amplifier segment continues to be a leading supplier of solid state high power amplifiers to a broad customer base. This award demonstrates Comtech's technical strength in high power amplifier technology for medical instrumentation uses, as well as the performance and quality of the Comtech PST product line."
Comtech PST Corp. (www.comtechpst.com) is a leading independent supplier of broadband high power, high performance RF microwave amplifiers for use in a broad spectrum of applications including defense, medical, instrumentation, and satellite communications systems.
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 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.
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.
SOURCE: Comtech Telecommunications Corp.
Comtech Telecommunications Corp. Robert G. Rouse, 631-962-7000 Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer
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