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Comtech Telecommunications Corp. Receives Order for up to $4.3 Million to Support the Fielding of U.S. Army AN/TRC-170 Troposcatter Terminals

MELVILLE, N.Y., Dec 07, 2006 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Comtech Telecommunications Corp. (Nasdaq: CMTL) announced today that its Orlando, Florida-based subsidiary, Comtech Systems, Inc., has received an order for engineering and support valued at up to $4.3 million from a major U.S. contractor under the U. S. Army Common Hardware Software -3 (CHS-3) Contract.

Comtech Systems will provide services to support the fielding of the U.S. Army's AN/TRC-170 terminals. These services will include the inspection and repair of the terminals, and installation of the recently purchased AN/TRC-170 modem upgrade kits. Comtech will also provide formal classroom and practical hands-on training for personnel operating the upgraded AN/TRC-170 terminals. In addition, Comtech engineers will support Army field tests and network exercises.

Fred Kornberg, President and Chief Executive Officer of Comtech Telecommunications Corp., said, "We are extremely pleased by this award, which further emphasizes Comtech's expertise and knowledge in troposcatter systems. We look forward to continuing our efforts on this important program."

Comtech Systems, Inc. (www.comtechsystems.com) specializes in system design, integration, supply and commissioning of turnkey communication systems including over-the-horizon microwave, line-of-sight microwave and satellite.

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, 631-962-7000
Executive Vice President
and Chief Operating Officer

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