Comtech Telecommunications Corp. Receives in Excess of $3 Million in New Orders for Satellite and Over-The-Horizon Communication Systems

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Comtech Telecommunications Corp. Receives in Excess of $3 Million in New Orders for Satellite and Over-The-Horizon Communication Systems

MELVILLE, N.Y. – May 7, 2002 – Comtech Telecommunications Corp. (Nasdaq: CMTL) announced today that its Comtech Systems, Inc. subsidiary has received in excess of $3 million in new orders for satellite and over-the-horizon communication systems. Included in the new orders are (i) a digital over-the-horizon microwave communication system for PEMEX, the national oil company of Mexico, (ii) a new over-the-horizon antenna facility for the Bahamas Telephone Company and (iii) C-Band CSAT transceivers to be used in a large communications system being installed in South America by Alcatel Space Industries of France. 

Comtech Systems was selected to provide these systems largely due to its worldwide reputation for providing advanced satellite and over-the-horizon systems, its on-time record and the ability to meet stringent specifications. The C-Band CSAT transceivers are being supplied by Comtech Systems’ sister company, Comtech EF Data Corp. 

Fred Kornberg, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Comtech Telecommunications Corp., said, “The receipt of these orders is continuing evidence of Comtech Systems’ leadership position in the over-the-horizon microwave area. Our patented adaptive and fade-resistant modems, engineering capabilities and excellent track record of delivering sophisticated systems on-time establish Comtech as the supplier of choice for these systems.” 

About Comtech PST Corp.
Comtech Systems, Inc. (www.comtechsystems.com), an Orlando, Florida based company, specializes in system design, integration, supply and commissioning of turnkey communication systems including over-the-horizon microwave, satellite and line-of-sight microwave systems 

About Comtech Telecommunications Corp.
Comtech Telecommunications Corp. (Nasdaq: CMTL) is an innovative player in the domestic and global high-technology markets. Through its operating units, Comtech pursues opportunities in three interrelated market segments: telecommunications transmission, RF microwave amplifiers, and mobile data communications services. In each of these segments, growth is driven by increasing demand for telecommunications infrastructure and network and messaging services. The Company’s specialties include the design and manufacture of advanced products and networks used for transmission of voice, data and video using satellite, over-the-horizon microwave, terrestrial line of sight and other wireless communications systems. More than 275 distinct Comtech products are in service in more than 100 countries.

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.