( MELVILLE, N.Y. - October 6, 2005 ) - Comtech Telecommunications Corp. (Nasdaq: CMTL) announced today that its Melville, New York-based subsidiary, Comtech PST Corp., received a $4.3 million contract from a major domestic OEM to supply high power amplifiers.
These amplifiers are key components in a complex Identification Friend or Foe (IFF) system used to interrogate aircraft to determine their friend or foe status. This order supplements a significant installed base of Comtech IFF high power amplifiers previously delivered to this customer.
Fred Kornberg, President and Chief Executive Officer of Comtech Telecommunications Corp., said "This order reaffirms Comtech's product performance, quality and reliability, as well as the continuation of our relationship with this premier supplier of defense systems to the U.S. Government."
Comtech PST Corp. (www.comtechpst.com) is a leading independent supplier of broadband high power, high performance RF microwave amplifiers for use in a broad spectrum of applications including defense, high power instrumentation, medical and satellite communications systems.
Comtech Telecommunications Corp. designs, develops, produces and markets innovative products, systems and services for advanced communications solutions. The Company conducts its business through three complementary segments: telecommunications transmission, mobile data communications, and RF microwave amplifiers. The Company offers niche products, systems and services where it believes it has technological, engineering, systems design or other expertise that differentiate its product offerings.
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.