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Comtech Telecommunications Corp. Receives $2.5 Million Order for Solid-State High-Power Amplifiers for Military Applications

MELVILLE, N.Y.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- September 24, 2014 -- Comtech Telecommunications Corp. (Nasdaq:CMTL) announced today that its Santa Clara, California-based subsidiary, Comtech Xicom Technology Inc., has received a $2.5 million order to supply solid-state high-power amplifiers to a military integrator. The order was for a new high power Gallium-Nitride (GaN) based SSPA product that will upgrade existing transportable satellite communications (SATCOM) systems providing voice, data, video conferencing, internet and high resolution video connectivity for deployed military forces. Comtech Xicom's rugged, compact SSPA features robust designs ensuring highly efficient and reliable operation in challenging environments.

Fred Kornberg, President and Chief Executive Officer of Comtech Telecommunications Corp. said, "Comtech Xicom has developed a critical piece of hardware needed to upgrade an already proven military network. Our team worked closely with the customer to ensure that our product would meet the especially challenging requirements on this program and also meet the schedule needs of the end customers. As a result, Comtech Xicom now offers the leading product of its kind with this SSPA and will have a large fielded base demonstrating its robustness. Our factory has ramped up to deliver these amplifiers quickly, as we continue to expand our business with our military OEM customers."

Comtech Xicom Technology, Inc., a world leader in high-power amplifiers, manufactures a wide variety of tube-based and solid-state power amplifiers for military and commercial satellite uplink applications. The product range encompasses power levels from 8 W to 3 kW, with frequency coverage in sub-bands within the 2 GHz to 45 GHz spectrum. Amplifiers are available for fixed and ground-based, ship-board, and airborne mobile applications. Please visit www.xicomtech.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, inefficient or too expensive. The Company conducts business through three complementary segments: telecommunications transmission, RF microwave amplifiers and mobile data communications. 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.


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

Source: Comtech Telecommunications Corp.

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