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Comtech Telecommunications Corp. Receives Satellite Communications Equipment Award for $1.4 Million

MELVILLE, N.Y., Sep 13, 2005 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Comtech Telecommunications Corp. (NASDAQ: CMTL) announced today that its Tempe, Arizona-based subsidiary, Comtech EF Data Corp., received an award from a United States Government department totaling approximately $1.4 million for satellite modems and transceivers. The equipment will be used to augment existing systems currently utilized by the U.S. Government.

Included in the award is Comtech's SLM-3650 Satellite Modem and C-Band and Ku-Band Transceivers. The SLM-3650 meets Defense Satellite Communications Systems (DSCS) requirements and is MIL-STD 188-165 (Type B) compliant. Equipped with higher-level modulation and advanced forward error correction, the SLM-3650 is ideal for government applications. The compact C-Band and Ku-Band Transceivers, designed for easy installation in rugged environments, are outfitted with various monitor and control functions allowing easy remote management for superior performance and long-term reliability.

"This award displays our continuing support of U.S. Government departments based on our proven ability to provide innovative satellite communication solutions for defense applications," stated Fred Kornberg, President and Chief Executive Officer of Comtech Telecommunications Corp.

Comtech EF Data Corp. manufactures a broad spectrum of Data and RF products for satellite communications, including Satellite Modems, Network Monitor and Control Software, TCP/IP Performance Enhancement Proxy, Converters, Solid State Power Amplifiers, Transceivers and Satellite Terminals. All products meet or exceed the standards published by Intelsat(R), Eutelsat, Insat, AsiaSat and other worldwide and regional satellite networks. Please visit www.comtechefdata.com for more information.

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, President and Chief Executive Officer
Robert G. Rouse, Chief Financial Officer

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