Comtech Telecommunications Names President of Comtech Systems

Comtech Telecommunications Corp. (NASDAQ: CMTL) has announced that Rich Luhrs has been promoted to President of its Orlando, Florida-based subsidiary, Comtech Systems, Inc. (“Comtech Systems”) and that Dick Burt will be retiring after 40 years with the company, the company said.

Luhrs has decades of technical management experience and a diverse background in providing secure wireless communications. Luhrs started his career in the US Air Force, which he served in for 9 years. He began as a Nuclear Weapon Systems Specialist and completed his military service as a Space Systems Engineer.

Burt has had a distinguished career at Comtech and first joined Comtech in 1979.

Comtech Systems, Inc. ( specializes in system design, integration, supply and commissioning of turnkey communication systems including over-the-horizon microwave, line-of-sight microwave and satellite.

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.