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Comtech Telecommunications Corp. Awarded $2.0 Million Satellite Equipment Contract to Power Air Traffic Communications in Asia

MELVILLE, N.Y., Feb 15, 2005 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Comtech Telecommunications Corp. (NASDAQ: CMTL) announced today that its Tempe, Arizona-based subsidiary, Comtech EF Data Corp., was awarded a $2.0 million contract to provide Ku-Band satellite ground communications equipment to a civil aviation customer in Asia.

The Model KST-2000A Earth Station Transceivers will power the customer's Ku-Band satellite communications. Comtech EF Data's high-performance, feature rich satellite earth station transceivers are available in a variety of frequencies and output power. Integral to the transceivers are dual frequency synthesizers that provide independent transmit/receive tuning and deliver phase noise performance that exceeds industry standards. With configuration flexibility and ease of installation, the KST-2000A transceivers are tailored to meet the needs of fixed station, mobile and transportable applications.

"This award demonstrates our customer's confidence in Comtech to deliver reliable, industry-leading technology to support its mission-critical communications," stated Fred Kornberg, President and Chief Executive Officer of Comtech Telecommunications Corp.

Comtech EF Data Corp. manufactures a broad spectrum of Data and RF products for satellite communications, including Satellite Modems, Network Monitor and Control Software, TCP/IP Performance Enhancement Proxy, Frequency Converters, Solid State Power Amplifiers, Transceivers and Satellite Terminals. All products meet or exceed the standards published by Intelsat(R), Eutelsat, Insat, AsiaSat and other worldwide and regional satellite networks. Please visit www.comtechefdata.com for more information.

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.

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