Comtech Telecommunications Corp. Receives $2.6 Million Contract for Satellite Communications and Network Services

MELVILLE, N.Y., May 27, 2008 (PrimeNewswire via COMTEX News Network) — Comtech Telecommunications Corp. (Nasdaq:CMTL) announced today that its Maryland-based subsidiary, Comtech Mobile Datacom Corporation, received a $2.6 million follow-on contract from the Joint Contracting Command (JCC) — Iraq, to supply commercial transceivers, satellite capacity, program management, and related technical support services for Comtech’s Quick Deploy Satellite System (QDSS). The QDSS is utilized by The Logistics Directorate of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), Gulf Region Division (GRD), as part of a comprehensive plan to ensure the safe and efficient movement of supplies and equipment dedicated to Iraqi reconstruction efforts.

Fred Kornberg, President and Chief Executive Officer of Comtech Telecommunications Corp., said, “We are very pleased to receive this most recent contract from the Corps of Engineers. Their action clearly demonstrates the positive contribution provided by our products and technical support services supporting the ongoing Iraqi reconstruction efforts.”

Comtech Mobile Datacom Corporation, a Germantown, Maryland-based company, is engaged in the provision of satellite-enhanced packet data communication systems and location and messaging services through the use of advanced communication and network technology. To learn more about Comtech Mobile Datacom, please visit the company’s website at

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.


Michael D. Porcelain, Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer Jerome Kapelus, Senior Vice President, Strategy and Business Development (631) 962-7000