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Comtech Telecommunications Corp. Receives $1.9 Million Contract for High Power Amplifiers

MELVILLE, N.Y., Sep 14, 2004 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Comtech Telecommunications Corp. (Nasdaq: CMTL) announced today that its New York-based subsidiary, Comtech PST Corp., has received a contract valued at approximately $1.9 million for broadband, high power RF microwave amplifiers from a domestic military customer.

These amplifiers, which are used in communication applications, utilize the latest in solid state transistor technology. This technology provides for a smaller amplifier with more efficient performance than current industry standards. Delivery of these one kilowatt amplifiers are expected to be completed by December 2004.

Fred Kornberg, President and Chief Executive Officer of Comtech Telecommunications Corp., said "The award demonstrates Comtech's competitive strength in the defense market. It illustrates our ability to rapidly deliver products in response to our customers' urgent needs and reaffirms the performance, quality and reputation of the Comtech PST high power RF microwave amplifier product line."

Comtech PST Corp. (www.comtechpst.com) is a leading independent supplier of broadband high power, high performance RF microwave amplifiers for use in a broad spectrum of applications including high power instrumentation, defense, medical, and satellite communications systems.

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.

Comtech Telecommunications Corp.
Fred Kornberg, President and Chief Executive Officer
Robert G. Rouse, Chief Financial Officer
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