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Comtech Telecommunications Corp. Awarded $1.3 Million Contract for High-Power Klystron Amplifiers

MELVILLE, N.Y.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- September 13, 2012--Comtech Telecommunications Corp. (Nasdaq:CMTL) announced today that its Santa Clara, California-based subsidiary, Comtech Xicom Technology, Inc. has been awarded a contract totaling more than $1.3 million from a major system integrator to supply klystron power amplifiers ("KPAs"). The KPAs will be deployed internationally to relay military satellite communications ("MILSATCOM") to facilities in the United States.

The Comtech Xicom KPAs are uniquely designed for this application. They provide kilowatts of L-band output power and feature Comtech Xicom's new full-color LCD touch screen front panel display to configure and monitor the amplifier's performance.

Fred Kornberg, President and Chief Executive Officer of Comtech Telecommunications Corp., stated, "We continue to push the frontiers of amplifier technology. We are pleased with our product's performance and our government customer continues to expand its system incorporating our high-quality amplifier products."

Comtech Xicom Technology, Inc., a world leader in high-power amplifiers, manufactures a wide variety of tube-based and solid-state power amplifiers for military and commercial satellite uplink applications. The product range encompasses power levels from 8 W to 3 kW, with frequency coverage in sub-bands within the 2 GHz to 45 GHz spectrum. Amplifiers are available for fixed and ground-based, ship-board, and airborne mobile applications. Please visit www.xicomtech.com for more information.

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, inefficient or too expensive. The Company conducts business through three complementary segments: telecommunications transmission, RF microwave amplifiers and mobile data communications. 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.


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Source: Comtech Telecommunications Corp.

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