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Comtech Telecommunications Corp. Receives a $2.2 Million Contract for High Power Amplifiers

MELVILLE, N.Y., Dec 21, 2004 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Comtech Telecommunications Corp. (Nasdaq: CMTL) announced today that its New York-based subsidiary, Comtech PST Corp., has been awarded a contract valued at approximately $2.2 million from a major domestic OEM to supply high power radio signal jamming amplifiers.

These amplifiers are key components in jamming systems used to counter the threat of improvised explosive devices. Delivery of these amplifiers will begin in May 2005 and continue through July 2005.

Fred Kornberg, President and Chief Executive Officer of Comtech Telecommunications Corp., said "Participation in this critical activity allows Comtech to showcase its technical capabilities, as well as provide an important technology in protecting troops from the threat of improvised explosive devices."

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, mobile data communications, and RF microwave amplifiers. 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, 631/777-8900
Robert G. Rouse, 631/777-8900

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