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Comtech Telecommunications Corp. Announces $1.0 Million Contract Award for High Power Amplifiers

MELVILLE, N.Y., Jan 14, 2004 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Comtech Telecommunications Corp. (Nasdaq: CMTL) announced today that its New York-based subsidiary, Comtech PST Corp., has received a contract valued at approximately $1.0 million for solid state, broadband, high power amplifiers from a major domestic customer.

These 2.5 kilowatt amplifiers, which are used for communications, are spare line replaceable units that will extend the operating life of systems previously delivered by Comtech PST. Delivery of these amplifiers is expected to begin in August 2004 and be completed by October 2004.

Fred Kornberg, President and Chief Executive Officer of Comtech Telecommunications Corp., said "The delivery of this equipment will allow our customer to continue to fulfill a critical mission. We are pleased to supply our highly reliable high power amplifiers to this important customer."

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 high power instrumentation, defense, medical, and satellite communications systems.

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.


SOURCE: Comtech Telecommunications Corp.

Comtech Telecommunications Corp.
Fred Kornberg
Robert G. Rouse
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