November 5, 2008
Comtech Telecommunications Corp. Receives $1.0 Million Order for High Power Antenna Switches
MELVILLE, N.Y., Nov. 5, 2008 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Comtech Telecommunications Corp. (Nasdaq:CMTL) announced today that its Melville, New York-based subsidiary, Comtech PST Corp., has received a $1.0M order from a domestic prime contractor to supply complex high power antenna switches.
These high power antenna switches are key components in countermeasure systems manufactured by our customer for U.S. Army and Navy aircraft.Fred Kornberg, President and Chief Executive Officer of Comtech Telecommunications Corp., said, "We are proud of our RF microwave amplifier segment's continuing success and recognition as a premier supplier of solid state, high power switches to the electronic warfare marketplace."
Comtech PST Corp. (www.comtechpst.com) is a leading independent supplier of broadband, high power, high performance RF microwave amplifiers and switches 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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CONTACT: Comtech Telecommunications Corp. Media Contacts: Michael D. Porcelain, Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer Jerome Kapelus, Senior Vice President, Strategy and Business Development 631-962-7000 [email protected]