Comtech Telecommunications Corp. Awarded $8.7 Million of Orders for High Power Amplifiers and Switches
MELVILLE, N.Y., Sep 17, 2007 (BUSINESS WIRE) --
Comtech Telecommunications Corp. (NASDAQ: CMTL) announced today that its Melville, New York-based subsidiary, Comtech PST Corp., has received $8.7 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 and switching technology and provide for very broad frequency coverage, are key components in jamming systems used to defeat the threat of Remote Controlled Improvised Explosive Devices (RCIED).
Fred Kornberg, President and Chief Executive Office of Comtech Telecommunications Corp., said, "In addition to providing a vital component in protecting our troops from the ever-evolving threat of radio controlled road side bombs, Comtech's participation in the Counter RCIED Electronic Warfare (CREW) program allows us to showcase our latest developments in the next generation of amplifier technology and our high volume production capabilities."
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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Comtech Telecommunications Corp.
Robert G. Rouse, Executive Vice President and
Chief Operating Officer