Comtech Telecommunications Corp. Awarded Contract In Excess of $100.0 Million and Acquires Next Generation 911 Business

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    MELVILLE, N.Y.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–April 29, 2019– Comtech Telecommunications Corp. (“Comtech”) (Nasdaq:
    CMTL), announced today that during its third quarter of fiscal 2019, it
    was awarded a five-year contract valued in excess of $100.0 million to
    develop, implement and operate a Comtech Next-Generation 911 emergency
    communications system for a Northeastern State.

    In connection with the contract award, Comtech also announced that it
    has acquired the state and local government Next Generation 911
    (“NG-911”) business from General Dynamics Information Technology, Inc.
    (“GDIT”) and immediately hired approximately 60 GDIT employees. The
    contract award, acquisition and hiring of talented employees are
    expected to strengthen Comtech’s position in the growing Next Generation
    911 solutions market.

    Under this five-year contract award which begins on August 4, 2019,
    Comtech will develop, implement and operate a secure, IP-based NG-911
    system for a Northeastern State that permits emergency service requests
    from their existing public networks through new and emerging modes of
    communications and devices. Built on a secure cloud architecture, the
    Comtech NG-911 system provides superior reliability, redundancy and
    sustainability to accommodate emergency communications to this
    Northeastern State. Comtech will perform similar services from April 29,
    2019 through August 3, 2019.

    Fred Kornberg, President and Chief Executive Officer of Comtech, said,
    “As a leader in safety and security technologies, we are delighted that
    this Northeastern State has chosen to work with Comtech, and we look
    forward to partnering with them on this five-year contract and other
    opportunities. With safety and security markets at growth inflection
    points, we are excited about our acquisition of the NG-911 business and
    our ability to expand the scale and breadth of our innovative
    market-leading products and services to state and local government
    public safety agencies.”

    Comtech will provide financial and other information concerning this
    contract award and the NG-911 acquisition during its regularly scheduled
    conference call to review the results of its fiscal quarter ending April
    30, 2019, the exact date and time of which will be announced in advance.

    About Comtech

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

    Forward-Looking Statements

    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 Securities and Exchange Commission
    (“SEC”) filings of Comtech Telecommunications Corp. identify many such
    risks and uncertainties. The forward-looking information in this press
    release could be affected by many factors including, without limitation:
    the ability to successfully integrate operations and employees; the
    ability to realize anticipated benefits and synergies of the
    transaction; the potential impact of the announcement of the transaction
    or consummation of the transaction on relationships, including with
    employees, customers and competitors; the ability to retain key
    personnel; the ability to achieve performance targets; changes in
    financial markets, interest rates and foreign currency exchange rates;
    and those additional risks and factors discussed in reports filed with
    the SEC by Comtech Telecommunications Corp. from time to time, including
    those discussed under the heading “Risk Factors” in its most recently
    filed Annual Report on Form 10-K. We undertake no duty and have no
    obligation to update any forward-looking statements contained herein.

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