Comtech Telecommunications Corp. Receives $3.4 Million of Movement Tracking System Orders

MELVILLE, N.Y., Mar 8, 2010 (GlobeNewswire via COMTEX News Network) — Comtech Telecommunications Corp. (Nasdaq:CMTL) announced today that its Maryland-based subsidiary, Comtech Mobile Datacom Corporation, received orders totaling $3.4 million under its Movement Tracking System, or MTS contract, with the U.S. Army. Total orders received to date against the $605.1 million MTS contract increased to $593.8 million.

The orders are for the supply of satellite capacity, hardware, engineering support and worldwide installation, training and technical support services.

Fred Kornberg, President and Chief Executive Officer of Comtech Telecommunications Corp., said, “We are pleased to receive this order which supports immediate U.S. Army operational needs and demonstrates the continuing value of our MTS mobile tracking hardware, network and services to the U.S. Army. We look forward to our continuing participation in the MTS Program and to supporting the future communication requirements of not only the MTS program, but other critical programs for the Department of Defense as well.”

Comtech Mobile Datacom Corporation, a Germantown, Maryland-based company, is engaged in the provision of satellite-based 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, inefficient or too expensive. 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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CONTACT: Comtech Telecommunications Corp.

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

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