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Comtech Telecommunications Corp. Receives $1.4 Million Contract for Additional Battle Command Mobile Data Communications Products

December 18, 2003 at 5:07 PM EST

MELVILLE, N.Y., Dec 18, 2003 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Comtech Telecommunications Corp. (Nasdaq:CMTL) announced today that it has recently received an order for $1.4 million for mobile data communications equipment. The order was awarded to the Company's Maryland-based subsidiary, Comtech Mobile Datacom Corp.

The order is for the supply of L-Band mobile aviation terminal transceivers, for use on several helicopter platforms currently operating in Iraq and Afghanistan. These orders relate to Force XXI Battle Command Brigade and Below - Blue Force Tracking (FBCB2-BFT), a battle command real-time situational awareness command and control system.

Fred Kornberg, President and Chief Executive Officer of Comtech Telecommunications Corp., said, "We are pleased to continue our participation in the Blue Force Tracking program. These continuing orders are further acknowledgement of the important role our L-Band tracking and messaging technology has played in this program."

Comtech Mobile Datacom Corp., a Germantown, Maryland-based company, is engaged in the provision of satellite-based packet data communication systems and location and messaging services for the land transportation, remote sensing, utility and aviation markets. To learn more about Comtech Mobile Datacom, please visit the company's website at www.comtechmobile.com.

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.
Fred Kornberg or Robert G. Rouse, 631-777-8900
Info@comtechtel.com
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