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Comtech Telecommunications Corp. Receives $1.1 Million Order for Satellite Terminals and Modems

MELVILLE, N.Y., Jul 28, 2004 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Comtech Telecommunications Corp. (Nasdaq: CMTL) announced today that its Tempe, Arizona-based subsidiary, Comtech EF Data Corp., has received a $1.1 million order from a major United States defense contractor.

The order is for satellite communications products from Comtech EF Data's extensive offerings, including the KST-12025 Ku-Band Satellite Terminal, the SLM-3650 Satellite Modem and the SMS-301 Modem Protection Switch. This equipment will be deployed as part of a satellite communications infrastructure.

"This order is another example of Comtech's ability to deliver advanced solutions to the government and military sectors," said Fred Kornberg, president and chief executive officer of Comtech Telecommunications Corp.

The KST-12025, a redundant Ku-Band System, is a 25-Watt satellite earth station and electronics terminal. When used in conjunction with Comtech EF Data's modems, the KST-12025 is ideal for single or multiple carrier digital operation over a 36 MHz bandwidth.

Comtech EF Data's modems are designed to communicate with the world's major satellite systems, including the Defense Satellite Communications Systems (DSCS). The SLM-3650 Satellite Modem with Turbo Product Coding (TPC), offers the industry's most bandwidth efficient forward error correction.

Comtech EF Data Corp. manufactures a broad spectrum of Data and RF products for satellite communications, including Satellite Modems, Network Monitor and Control Software, TCP/IP Performance Enhancement Proxy, Converters, Solid State Power Amplifiers, Transceivers and Satellite Terminals. All products meet or exceed the standards published by Intelsat(R), Eutelsat, Insat, AsiaSat and other 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 conducts its business through three complementary segments: telecommunications transmission, RF microwave amplifiers, and mobile data communications. 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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