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Comtech Telecommunications Corp. Awarded $2.0 Million of Orders for High Power Amplifiers

MELVILLE, N.Y., May 28, 2008 (PrimeNewswire via COMTEX News Network) -- Comtech Telecommunications Corp. (Nasdaq:CMTL) announced today that its Melville, New York-based subsidiary, Comtech PST Corp., has received $2.0M of orders from a domestic prime contractor to continue production of broadband, solid state, high power radio signal jamming amplifiers.

These power amplifiers, which employ Gallium Nitrate (GaN) transistor technology, offer improved efficiencies over wider bandwidths, mandated by today's jamming systems.

Fred Kornberg, President and Chief Executive Officer of Comtech Telecommunications Corp., said, "We remain committed to supporting this important program by investing in advanced technology solutions that enhance the performance of our amplifiers."

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, satellite communications systems and instrumentation.

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.


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SOURCE: Comtech Telecommunications Corp.

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