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Comtech Telecommunications Corp. Receives $8.9 Million Contract to Provide Tactical Troposcatter Radio Systems

MELVILLE, N.Y.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- July 12, 2016-- Comtech Telecommunications Corp. (Nasdaq:CMTL) announced today that its subsidiary, Comtech Systems, Inc., which is part of Comtech's Government Solutions segment, received an $8.9 million contract from a South American country to supply it with Troposcatter Transportable Communications Terminal (TCT) systems. This contract is the first contract with this country and will be used by its military for rapidly deployable communications.

Comtech will be supplying its TCT Transportable Tropo terminals comprised of its 50 Mb/s tropo terminals, 500W SSPAs, three meter antenna system outfitted with its angle diversity feeds. This is the most advanced integrated trailer troposcatter system available in the world. Comtech was awarded this contract due to its superior equipment offering and large base of installed and operating troposcatter systems and equipment.

Dr. Stanton Sloane, President and Chief Executive Officer of Comtech Telecommunications Corp., commented, "This contract award demonstrates the importance of troposcatter technologies in the communications toolkit for modern militaries and provides evidence of the demand for our troposcatter equipment. Our troposcatter systems provide a unique low latency, beyond line of sight (BLOS) communications backhaul capability. Inherent system flexibility and scalability satisfy a wide variety of operational requirements, as well. Equipment being acquired under this contract includes Comtech's world renowned troposcatter radio terminals equipped with our high-power solid-state amplifiers."

Comtech Systems, Inc. (www.comtechsystems.com) is part of Comtech's government solutions segment and specializes in system design, integration, supply and commissioning of turnkey communication systems including troposcatter, line-of-sight microwave and satellite.

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.


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

Source: Comtech Telecommunications Corp.

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