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Comtech Telecommunications Corp. Receives $3.8 Million Contract for High Power Amplifiers

MELVILLE, N.Y., Nov 08, 2005 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Comtech Telecommunications Corp. (Nasdaq: CMTL) announced today that its New York-based subsidiary, Comtech PST Corp., has received a contract valued at approximately $3.8 million for broadband, high power RF microwave amplifier systems from a prime U.S. defense contractor.

These amplifier systems are used in U.S. Army, Navy and Marine Corps communications jamming applications. The systems, which utilize the latest in solid state technology, provide for very broad frequency coverage in shipboard and tactical ground mobile platforms.

Fred Kornberg, President and Chief Executive Officer of Comtech Telecommunications Corp., said, "This award strengthens Comtech PST's industry-leading position as a supplier of broadband, high power amplifiers 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 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 or Robert G. Rouse, 631-777-8900

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