updated 4/6/2011 10:17:02 AM ET 2011-04-06T14:17:02

MELVILLE, N.Y., April 6, 2011 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Comtech Telecommunications Corp. (Nasdaq:CMTL) announced today that its Melville, New York-based subsidiary, Comtech PST Corp., received orders aggregating $3.3 million addressing the needs of multiple customers for different applications.

The first order is for $1.9 million and the customer will use Comtech's amplifiers in a complex Identification Friend or Foe (IFF) system used to interrogate aircraft to determine their friend or foe status. The second order is for $1.4 million of high-power amplifiers and switches and the customer will use Comtech's amplifiers and switches in their radio signal jamming systems.

Fred Kornberg, President and Chief Executive Officer of Comtech Telecommunications Corp., said, "These orders reaffirm Comtech's product performance, quality and reliability, as well as the continuation of our relationship with these premier suppliers of systems to both U.S. and international customers."

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, 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, 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.

PCMTL

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         Michael D. Porcelain, Senior Vice President and
         Chief Financial Officer
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         info@comtechtel.com

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