Comtech Telecommunications Corp. Receives $3.1 Million Contract Award for High-Power Solid-State RF Switches to Support the U.S. Military
MELVILLE, N.Y.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--
August 20, 2012--Comtech Telecommunications Corp. (Nasdaq:CMTL)
announced today that its New York-based subsidiary, Comtech PST Corp.,
has received a contract award valued at $3.1 million for solid-state,
high-power RF switches from a major domestic prime contractor.
These switches provide for very broad frequency coverage and are key
components in an integrated electronic countermeasures system used by
the U.S. military.
Fred Kornberg, President and Chief Executive Officer of Comtech
Telecommunications Corp., said, "This significant order demonstrates
Comtech's technical strength in delivering solid-state, broadband
high-power RF switches for military applications. We believe the market
for our high-power RF switch products remains strong."
Comtech PST Corp. (www.comtechpst.com)
is a leading independent supplier of broadband, high-power, high
performance RF microwave amplifiers and switches for use in a broad
spectrum of applications including defense, medical, satellite
communications systems and instrumentation.
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.
Media: Michael D. Porcelain, Senior Vice President and Chief
Financial Officer 631-962-7000 Info@comtechtel.com