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Comtech Telecommunications Corp. Awarded $2.7 Million of Orders for Satcom High Power Amplifiers

MELVILLE, N.Y., Aug 11, 2005 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Comtech Telecommunications Corp. (Nasdaq: CMTL) announced today that its Melville, New York-based subsidiary, Comtech PST Corp., received $2.7 million of orders for high power amplifiers from a leading OEM in aviation electronics and communication systems.

These amplifiers are utilized as part of satellite communications systems which provide mobile airborne to satellite to ground communications service. The terminal provides operators with the ability to access Inmarsat's Aero-H and Aero-I service for aeronautical satellite communications with multi-channel voice, fax and data capabilities. These orders supplement a significant installed base of over 2,000 Comtech high power amplifiers previously delivered to this customer. Delivery of these amplifiers will begin in November 2005 and continue through November 2006.

Fred Kornberg, President and Chief Executive Officer of Comtech Telecommunications Corp., said "These orders reaffirm Comtech's product performance, quality and reliability, as well as the continuation of our relationship with this premier supplier of satellite communications systems."

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 high power instrumentation, defense, medical, and satellite communications systems.

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.

Comtech Telecommunications Corp.
Fred Kornberg, President and Chief Executive Officer
Robert G. Rouse, Chief Financial Officer

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