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Comtech Telecommunications Corp. Awarded $1.5 Million Order for SATCOM High Power Amplifiers

May 14, 2002 at 12:00 AM EDT
Comtech Telecommunications Corp. Awarded $1.5 Million Order for SATCOM High Power Amplifiers MELVILLE, NY - May 14, 2002 - Comtech Telecommunications Corp. (Nasdaq: CMTL) announced today that its New York subsidiary Comtech PST Corp. received a $1.5 million order for high power amplifiers from Rockwell Collins, a world leader in the design and production of aircraft satellite communication (SATCOM) systems.

These amplifiers are utilized as part of a Rockwell Collins system which recently successfully demonstrated high-speed SATCOM data capability using the INMARSAT Swift 64 service. This system will enable passenger e-mail and internet access. This order for high power amplifiers is based upon past performance of previously supplied similar equipment and will supplement a significant installed base of Comtech PST SATCOM high power amplifiers.

Fred Kornberg, President and Chief Executive Officer of Comtech Telecommunications, said "this order reaffirms Comtech PST’s product performance, quality and reliability as well as the continuation of our partnership with Rockwell Collins for SATCOM high power amplifier products."

About Comtech PST Corp.

Comtech PST Corp. (http://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.

About Comtech Telecommunications Corp.
Comtech Telecommunications Corp. (Nasdaq: CMTL) is an innovative player in the domestic and global high-technology markets. Through its operating units, Comtech pursues opportunities in three interrelated market segments: telecommunications transmission, RF microwave amplifiers, and mobile data communications services. In each of these segments, growth is driven by increasing demand for telecommunications infrastructure and network and messaging services. The company's specialties include the design and manufacture of advanced products and networks used for transmission of voice, data and video using satellite, over-the-horizon microwave, terrestrial line of sight and other wireless communications systems. More than 275 distinct Comtech products are in service in more than 100 countries.