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Comtech Telecommunications Corp. Awarded $2.6 Million Follow-on Contract for Military SATCOM TWTAs

MELVILLE, N.Y.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug. 6, 2018-- August 6, 2018-- Comtech Telecommunications Corp. (NASDAQ:CMTL) announced today that during its fourth quarter of fiscal 2018, its Santa Clara, California-based subsidiary, Comtech Xicom Technology, Inc., which is part of Comtech's Commercial Solutions segment, has received a contract for more than $2.6 million from a domestic military system integrator. This contract is for Ku and Ka-band high-power traveling wave tube amplifiers (TWTAs) for a transportable satellite communications ground system.

"Comtech Xicom Technology has a vast portfolio of TWTAs optimized for military applications. These amplifiers are highly efficient and compact, representing the best that industry has to offer," said Fred Kornberg, President and Chief Executive Officer of Comtech Telecommunications Corp. "Military customers can count on Comtech Xicom for high performance and reliability in rugged military environments."

Comtech Xicom Technology, Inc., a world leader in high-power amplifiers, manufactures a wide variety of tube-based and solid-state power amplifiers for military and commercial satellite uplink applications. The product range encompasses power levels from 8 W to 3 kW, with frequency coverage in sub-bands within the 2 GHz to 51 GHz spectrum. Amplifiers are available for fixed and ground-based, ship-board, and airborne mobile applications. Please visit www.xicomtech.com for more information.

Comtech Telecommunications Corp. designs, develops, produces and markets innovative products, systems and services for advanced communications solutions. The Company sells products to a diverse customer base in the global commercial and government communications markets.

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.

Michael D. Porcelain, Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer