Comtech Telecommunications Corp. Awarded $1.0 Million Order for Satellite Modems to Support United States Air Force Program

January 9, 2019– Comtech Telecommunications Corp. (Nasdaq: CMTL)
announced today that during its second quarter of fiscal 2019, its
Tempe, Arizona-based subsidiary, Comtech EF Data Corp., which is part of
Comtech’s Commercial Solutions segment, received a $1.0 million
equipment order from a defense contractor. The equipment will be
deployed to support a United States Air Force program.

The order specified the DMD1050TS
L-Band Satellite Modem Board
. The DMD1050TS is Comtech EF Data’s
latest generation modem board set targeted at critical government and
military applications. The product complies with the widest possible
range of U.S. Government and commercial standards and is compatible with
the largest number of satellite modems in the industry. It is fully
compliant with MIL-STD-188-165A, STANAG 4486 Edition 3 (EBEM), and the
IESS-315 commercial standards at data rates up to 37 Mbps. Additionally,
the DMD1050TS has successfully completed Phase I of Army Forces
Strategic Command (ARSTRAT) WGS certification and is scheduled for final
Joint SATCOM Engineering Center (JSEC) evaluation.

The DMD1050TS L-Band Satellite Modem board offers a complete modem with
FIPS certified TRANSEC on a compact PCB daughter board. The embedded
TRANSEC capability is fully compatible with the TRANSEC capabilities in
Comtech EF Data’s DMD2050E and SLM-5650A Satellite Modems. The extensive
list of integrated hardware and software options allows the user to
integrate the modem on many platforms and provide an upgrade path for
future networks. Options may be purchased with the product or easily
upgraded in the field through the web browser or terminal port.

“We are honored to support the U.S. Air Force’s program with our latest
generation satellite modem board which is ideally suited for
at-the-pause, on-the-move, flyaway and integrated satellite terminal
applications,” commented Fred Kornberg, President, and Chief Executive
Officer of Comtech Telecommunications Corp.

Comtech EF Data Corp. is a leading supplier of communications equipment
with a focus on satellite bandwidth efficiency and link optimization.
The high-performance satellite communications ground equipment is
deployed globally to support mission-critical and demanding applications
for government, mobile backhaul, premium enterprise and mobility.
Service providers, satellite operators, governments and commercial users
wanting to optimize communications, increase throughput and delight
customers, are leveraging the performance and flexibility of the Comtech
brand. The solutions are facilitating fixed and mobile networks in 160+
countries and across every ocean. For more information, visit

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 markets.

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 Operating Officer
[email protected]

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