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Comtech Telecommunications Corp. Awarded Contract for $1.2 Million with Major European System Integrator

MELVILLE, N.Y.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- April 29, 2013--Comtech Telecommunications Corp. (Nasdaq:CMTL) announced today that its Santa Clara, California-based subsidiary, Comtech Xicom Technology, Inc. was awarded a contract valued at $1.2 million for the supply of commercial satellite antenna-mount Ku-band amplifiers from one of Europe's leading system integrators. The amplifiers are to be used in transportable uplink systems for a TV broadcast network.

Fred Kornberg, President and Chief Executive Officer of Comtech Telecommunications Corp., noted, "These amplifiers are designed to be used in flyaway terminals under difficult environmental conditions. Our customer informed us that they chose Comtech Xicom amplifiers for their superior performance and proven reliability. We are happy that our ability to deliver top-quality and top-performing products facilitated this customer's decision to award us this large commercial order."

Comtech Xicom Technology, Inc., a world leader in high-power amplifiers, manufactures a wide variety of tube-based and solid-state power amplifiers for military and commercial satellite uplink applications. The product range encompasses power levels from 8 W to 3 kW, with frequency coverage in sub-bands within the 2 GHz to 45 GHz spectrum. Amplifiers are available for fixed and ground-based, ship-board, and airborne mobile applications. Please visit www.xicomtech.com for more information.

Comtech Telecommunications Corp. designs, develops, produces and markets innovative products, systems and services for advanced communications solutions. The Company believes many of its solutions play a vital role in providing or enhancing communication capabilities when terrestrial communications infrastructure is unavailable, inefficient or too expensive. The Company conducts business through three complementary segments: telecommunications transmission, RF microwave amplifiers and mobile data communications. The Company sells products to a diverse customer base in the global commercial and government communications markets. The Company believes it is a market leader in the market segments that it serves.

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.


Michael D. Porcelain, Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer

Source: Comtech Telecommunications Corp.

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