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Comtech Telecommunications Corp. Awarded $2.5 Million of Orders for High-Power Amplifiers and Switches

August 4, 2009 at 8:01 AM EDT

MELVILLE, N.Y., Aug 4, 2009 (GlobeNewswire via COMTEX News Network) -- Comtech Telecommunications Corp. (Nasdaq:CMTL) announced today that its Melville, New York-based subsidiary, Comtech PST Corp., has received $2.5 million of orders from a domestic prime contractor to supply broadband, solid state, high-power radio signal jamming amplifiers and switches.

These amplifiers and switches, which include the latest solid state transistor technology and provide for very broad frequency coverage, are key components in jamming systems manufactured by our customer.

Fred Kornberg, President and Chief Executive Officer of Comtech Telecommunications Corp., said, "Comtech PST continues its success and recognition as a premier supplier of solid state, high-power amplifiers and switches to the worldwide electronic warfare marketplace. Demand has been strong for the wide range of technology and products we have developed for this market, and we look forward to continuing to develop innovative products to address this important market."

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 defense, medical, satellite communications systems and instrumentation.

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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SOURCE: Comtech Telecommunications Corp.

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