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Comtech Telecommunications Corp. Receives $3.4 Million Contract for High Power Amplifier Systems

MELVILLE, N.Y., Dec 19, 2007 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Comtech Telecommunications Corp. (Nasdaq: CMTL) announced today that its New York-based subsidiary, Comtech PST Corp., has received a $3.4 million contract for broadband, high power RF microwave amplifier systems from a prime U.S. defense contractor.

The systems, which utilize the latest in solid state technology, provide for very broad frequency coverage and are used as a major subsystem in a conventional ground mobile jammer.

Fred Kornberg, President and Chief Executive Officer of Comtech Telecommunications Corp., said, "This award continues to highlight Comtech PST's industry-leading position as a supplier of broadband, high power amplifier systems for communications jamming applications. The demanding nature of these applications requires the high quality and innovative design of Comtech's amplifier products, and is yet another example of how Comtech's products assist the U.S. military in fulfilling mission critical requirements."

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 defense, high power instrumentation, medical and satellite communications systems.

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 or ineffective. The Company conducts business through three complementary segments: telecommunications transmission, mobile data communications and RF microwave amplifiers. 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.


SOURCE: Comtech Telecommunications Corp.

Comtech Telecommunications Corp.
Robert G. Rouse
Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer

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