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Comtech Telecommunications Corp. Receives Contract Awards of $4.0 Million for High Power Amplifiers

MELVILLE, N.Y., Apr 7, 2008 (PrimeNewswire via COMTEX News Network) -- Comtech Telecommunications Corp. (Nasdaq:CMTL) announced today that its New York-based subsidiary, Comtech PST Corp., has received two contract awards totaling $4.0 million in support of two key U.S. Government defense programs. The first contract is for continued production of Integrated Radio Frequency Assemblies (IRAs) used in Raytheon's Enhanced Position Location Reporting System (EPLRS) UHF radio. The second contract is for continued production of a solid state high power radio signal jamming amplifier used by another domestic prime contractor.

Fred Kornberg, President and Chief Executive Officer of Comtech Telecommunications Corp., said, "We are proud of our RF microwave amplifier segment's continuing success and recognition as a world leading supplier of solid state high power amplifiers to premier domestic prime contractors in support of important defense applications."

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 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.


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