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Comtech Telecommunications Corp. Awarded $5.5 Million Order for High Power Amplifiers

February 14, 2002 at 12:00 AM EST
Comtech Telecommunications Corp. Awarded $5.5 Million Order for High Power Amplifiers MELVILLE, N.Y.-Feb. 14, 2002 - Comtech Telecommunications Corp. (Nasdaq: CMTL) announced today that its New York subsidiary Comtech PST Corp. received a $5.5 million order from Siemens Medical Solutions, Inc., Oncology Care Systems Group, for continued supply of RF Driver Amplifiers for their PRIMUS system.

Comtech PST's High Power Amplifiers are used as part of the Siemens PRIMUS oncology care system which provides an effective clinical radiation therapy solution for the treatment of cancer. This advanced form of treatment delivers complex doses of radiation while minimizing the effects on healthy tissues.

Fred Kornberg, President and Chief Executive Officer of Comtech Telecommunications, said "our RF Microwave Amplifier segment continues to be an important supplier of broadband high power instrumentation amplifiers to a quality customer base. The award demonstrates Comtech's technical strength in the high power amplifier technology for medical instrumentation uses, and reaffirms the performance and quality of the Comtech PST product line."

Headquartered in Concord, California, the Oncology Care Systems Group of Siemens Medical Solutions (www.SiemensMedical.com/oncology) develops and markets a broad range of custom solutions for the oncology market comprising radiation therapy equipment and information technology products.

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.