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Comtech Telecommunications Corp. Awarded a $3.2 Million Contract for High Power Amplifiers

MELVILLE, N.Y., Apr 19, 2006 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Comtech Telecommunications Corp. (Nasdaq: CMTL) announced today that its New York-based subsidiary, Comtech PST Corp., has received a $3.2 million contract for broadband, solid state, high power RF microwave amplifier systems from a major international customer.

The amplifier systems, which include the latest solid state switching and transistor technology and provide for broad frequency coverage, will be utilized as part of a communications jamming system supplied to an international end user.

Fred Kornberg, President and Chief Executive Officer of Comtech Telecommunications Corp., said, "The award reaffirms the performance, quality and ruggedness of the Comtech PST RF microwave amplifier product line. It is yet another example of how our technology plays a key role in a variety of electronic warfare applications."

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, 631-777-8900
Robert G. Rouse, 631-777-8900

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