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Comtech Telecommunications Corp. Receives $2.8 Million Order for Satellite Communications Equipment

MELVILLE, N.Y., Aug 22, 2006 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Comtech Telecommunications Corp. (NASDAQ: CMTL) announced today that its Tempe, Arizona-based subsidiary, Comtech EF Data Corp., received a satellite communications equipment order for $2.8 million from a global systems integrator. The equipment will be utilized to support a U.S. government agency's communications infrastructure project.

Included in the order is the MBT-4000 Outdoor Multi-Band RF Transceiver. This unique transceiver performs C-, X- and Ku-Band to L-Band down conversion and L-Band to C-, X-, and Ku-Band up conversion. Band-specific Block Up or Block Down Converters are fastened to the base unit with quick-release fasteners, enabling simplified operating band changes. The rugged construction of the MBT-4000 is ideal for mobile and transportable applications.

"This order is another example of Comtech's ability to supply satellite communications equipment for mission critical networks," said Fred Kornberg, President and Chief Executive Officer of Comtech Telecommunications Corp.

Comtech EF Data Corp. manufactures a broad spectrum of satellite communications products, including Satellite Modems, TCP/IP Performance Enhancement Proxies, Converters, Amplifiers, Transceivers and Terminals. All products meet or exceed the standards published by Intelsat®, 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, 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.

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