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Comtech Telecommunications Corp. Awarded $6.4 Million Order for Over-the-Horizon Microwave Equipment

MELVILLE, N.Y., Jan 27, 2005 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Comtech Telecommunications Corp. (Nasdaq: CMTL) announced today that its Orlando, Florida-based subsidiary, Comtech Systems, Inc., has received an order for approximately $6.4 million from a major U.S. prime contractor for replacement and maintenance equipment to be used by a foreign government.

This order will support a wide variety of equipment supplied by Comtech on previous contracts, while augmenting the end user's ability to maintain its systems. Deliveries are expected throughout calendar 2005.

In commenting on this award, Fred Kornberg, President and Chief Executive Officer of Comtech Telecommunications Corp., noted, "This order is further validation of the end customer's commitment to Comtech's industry-leading over-the-horizon microwave technology. It is also indicative of the strong demand we continue to experience in this product line."

Comtech Systems, Inc. (www.comtechsystems.com) specializes in system design, integration, supply and commissioning of turnkey communication systems including over-the-horizon microwave, line-of-sight microwave and satellite.

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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