U.S. Navy Increases Contract with Comtech

February 8, 2011

The $1 million order will support fielded U.S. government satellite communication systems.

MELVILLE, NY /GLOBE NEWSWIRE/ -- Comtech Telecommunications Corp. announced that its Santa Clara, CA—based subsidiary, Comtech Xicom Technology Inc., was awarded an order for $1 million as part of the increase of an existing contract with the U.S. Navy for high-power amplifiers. The order includes a broad spectrum of new units and repairs for U.S. Navy satellite communications systems.

Fred Kornberg, President and Chief Executive Officer of Comtech Telecommunications Corp., stated, "We are pleased with this contract increase and look forward to continue providing innovative products to the U.S. Navy."

About Comtech Xicom Technology
Comtech Xicom Technology Inc., a world leader in high-power amplifiers, manufactures a wide variety of tube-based and solid-state power amplifiers for military and commercial satellite uplink applications. The product range encompasses power levels from 8 W to 3 kW, with frequency coverage in sub-bands within the 2 GHz to 45 GHz spectrum. Amplifiers are available for fixed and ground-based, shipboard, and airborne mobile applications.

About Comtech Telecommunications
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.

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