Comtech Telecommunications Corp. Receives $1.9 Million in Funding to Support U.S. Navy’s Advanced Time Division Multiple Access Interface Processor Terminals

December 6, 2017– Comtech Telecommunications Corp. (NASDAQ:CMTL)
announced today that during its first quarter of fiscal 2018, its Tempe,
Arizona-based subsidiary, Comtech EF Data Corp., which is part of
Comtech’s Commercial Solutions segment, received a contract modification
that funded $1.9 million under an Engineering Support Services Contract
Line Item (CLIN). The authorized funding will be applied to support
additional capabilities to the Advanced Time Division Multiple Access
(TDMA) Interface Processor (ATIP) production terminals in support of the
Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command (SPAWAR).

ATIP is a Layer-2 Ethernet bridging device installed on ship, shore and
submarine platforms in the Navy Multiband Terminal (NMT). The ATIP
program provides significant improvements to the Advanced Extremely High
Frequency (AEHF) system’s performance through dynamic bandwidth
management, support for higher XDR data rates, and increased throughput.

“This newly authorized funding will be applied to incorporating
modifications to the ATIP System to take full advantage of the recently
completed ATIP Adaptive Coding capability,” commented Fred Kornberg,
President, and Chief Executive Officer of Comtech Telecommunications

The authorized funding was part of the Engineering Support Services
option under the existing ATIP contract to support Program Planned
Improvements (P3I) in support of the U.S. Navy’s Advanced Extremely High
Frequency (AEHF) Protected Military SATCOM System.

Comtech EF Data Corp. is the recognized global leader in satellite
bandwidth efficiency and link optimization. The advanced communication
solutions encompass the Heights Networking Platform, Advanced VSAT
Solutions, Satellite Modems, RAN & WAN Optimization, Network & Bandwidth
Management and RF products. The Company is recognized as a technology
innovator, and has a reputation for exceptional product quality and
reliability. The solutions enable commercial and government users to
reduce OPEX/CAPEX and to increase throughput for fixed and
mobile/transportable satellite-based applications. For more information,

Comtech Telecommunications Corp. designs, develops, produces, and
markets innovative products, systems and services for advanced
communications solutions. The Company sells products to a diverse
customer base in the global commercial and government communications

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.


Michael D. Porcelain, Senior Vice President and Chief
Financial Officer
[email protected]

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