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Comtech Telecommunications Corp. Announces $1.6 Million Contract Award for Power Amplifiers

December 16, 2003 at 8:02 AM EST

MELVILLE, N.Y., Dec 16, 2003 (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 $1.6 million for solid state, broadband, high power amplifiers from an international customer.

These amplifiers, which are used for electromagnetic interference and compatibility testing, utilize the latest in solid state transistor technology. This technology provides for a smaller amplifier with more efficient performance than the current industry standards. Delivery of these amplifiers, which range in power from 250W to 1KW, are expected to begin in July 2004 and be completed by September 2004.

Fred Kornberg, President and Chief Executive Officer of Comtech Telecommunications Corp., said, "The award demonstrates Comtech's competitive strength in the international market and reaffirms the performance, quality and reputation of the Comtech PST high power RF microwave amplifier product line."

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.

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SOURCE: Comtech Telecommunications Corp.

Comtech Telecommunications Corp., Melville
Fred Kornberg or Robert G. Rouse (media), 631-777-8900
Info@comtechtel.com
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