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Comtech Telecommunications Corp. Wins $1.0 Million Order for Transceivers and Low Noise Amplifiers

MELVILLE, N.Y., Mar 22, 2010 (GlobeNewswire via COMTEX News Network) -- Comtech Telecommunications Corp. (Nasdaq:CMTL) announced today that its Tempe, Arizona-based subsidiary, Comtech EF Data Corp., won a $1.0 million order for satellite communications equipment. A government agency will utilize the equipment to support their satellite-based communications network requirements.

The order includes the CSAT-5060 C-Band Transceivers and the CLNA C-Band Low Noise Amplifiers. The CSAT-5060 C-Band Transceivers feature superior phase noise performance and long-term reliability. Packaged in a single unit chassis, the units allow quick and easy installation. The CLNA C-Band Low Noise Amplifiers are compact and rugged, making them ideal for transportable applications and severe environments. The Low Noise Amplifiers have a comprehensive set of options to accommodate systems ranging from VSATs to major earth stations.

"This order demonstrates Comtech's ability to support mission critical applications with our frequency conversion and amplifier solutions," commented Fred Kornberg, President and Chief Executive Officer of Comtech Telecommunications Corp.

Comtech EF Data Corp. manufactures a broad spectrum of satellite communications products, including Satellite Modems, Bandwidth & Capacity Management, TCP/IP Performance Enhancement Proxies, Encapsulators, Receivers, Converters, Amplifiers, Transceivers and Terminals. All products meet or exceed the standards published by 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 believes many of its solutions play a vital role in providing or enhancing communication capabilities when terrestrial communications infrastructure is unavailable, inefficient or too expensive. 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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SOURCE: Comtech Telecommunications Corp.

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