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Comtech Telecommunications Corp. Receives $1.5 Million Contract for Transportable Troposcatter Systems from an International Prime Contractor

MELVILLE, N.Y.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- May 3, 2016--Comtech Telecommunications Corp. (Nasdaq: CMTL) announced today that during its third quarter of fiscal 2016, its subsidiary, Comtech Systems, Inc., has received an order from a foreign military totaling approximately $1.5 million to provide troposcatter equipment to a prime contractor for use in early testing, characterization and network integration activities as part of an upcoming deployable communications network for an Asia Pacific military.

Dr. Stanton Sloane, President and Chief Executive Officer of Comtech Telecommunications Corp., commented, "This contract further demonstrates that troposcatter has become a vital element in the deployable communications toolkit for modern militaries, providing a unique low latency, long-range beyond line of sight (BLOS) backhaul capability. Combining troposcatter with other technologies in an integrated, multi-technology network provides the flexibility and scalability required to support the wide variety of operations and mission sets required for today's warfighter." The terminals being purchased are the Comtech MTTS transit case tropo equipped with 500W amplifiers and the Comtech field proven 20 Mb/s modem currently in use by the U.S. Military.

Comtech Systems, Inc. (www.comtechsystems.com) specializes in system design, integration, supply and commissioning of turnkey communication systems including troposcatter, 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 sells products to a diverse customer base in the global commercial and government communications markets. The Company believes it is a leader in most of 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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