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Comtech Telecommunications Corp. Announces Award of Contract for Solid State High Power Amplifier Calibration Systems

Comtech Telecommunications Corp. Announces Award of Contract for Solid State High Power Amplifier Calibration Systems Melville, New York - December 18, 1997 - Comtech Telecommunications Corp. (Nasdaq: CMTL) announced today the award to its New York operating unit, Comtech PST Corp. (CPST), of approximately $3,000,000 from the United States Air Force for a series of solid state high power wattmeter calibration subsystems operating over a broadband 1.0 MHz to 1000 MHz frequency range at power levels up to 1 KW.

These CPST solid state high power amplifier systems are used as instrumentation to accurately calibrate power sensing elements to insure that the information received by a radar system operator is accurate. Deliveries are scheduled to be completed by October 1998.

This contract is an option to the original contract awarded in January, 1996 for $1,600,000 and contains additional options of $3,200,000 which, if exercised, will result in a total contract value of approximately $7,800,000.

Comtech is a broad based manufacturer of state-of-the-art solid state high power amplifiers and high technology satellite and troposcatter telecommunication products and systems for commercial and government applications. For more information, Email: Info@comtechtel.com