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Comtech Telecommunications Corp. Receives $1 Million Satcom Equipment Order From the U.S. Government

MELVILLE, N.Y., Jun 11, 2008 (PrimeNewswire via COMTEX News Network) -- Comtech Telecommunications Corp. (Nasdaq:CMTL) announced today that its Tempe, Arizona-based subsidiary, Comtech EF Data Corp., received a $1.0 M order for satellite communications equipment from the U.S. government. The equipment will be used to support the government's satellite communications infrastructure.

Included in the order are Comtech EF Data's bandwidth-efficient CDM-600/L and CDM-710 Satellite Modems. The CDM-600/L are open network modems, fully compliant with IESS-308, -309, -310, -314, and -315 from 64 kbps through T2 and E2. The CDM-710 Satellite Modems operate in Digital Video Broadcast and generic data transmission applications over satellite links, providing programmable symbol / data rates up to 45 Msps.

"This order validates the U.S. government's confidence in our modems to optimize satellite communication networks," said Fred Kornberg, President and Chief Executive Officer of Comtech Telecommunications Corp.

Comtech EF Data Corp. manufactures a broad spectrum of satellite communications products, including Satellite Modems, Bandwidth & Capacity Management, TCP/IP Performance Enhancement Proxies, Encapsulators, Receivers, Converters, Amplifiers, Transceivers and Terminals. All products meet or exceed the standards published by worldwide and regional satellite networks. Please visit www.comtechefdata.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 or ineffective. The Company conducts business through three complementary segments: telecommunications transmission, mobile data communications and RF microwave amplifiers. 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.


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SOURCE: Comtech Telecommunications Corp.

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

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