COM DEV Wins Commercial Contract

CAMBRIDGE, ON, April 7, 2014 /CNW/ - COM DEV International Ltd. (TSX:CDV), a leading manufacturer of space hardware subsystems, today announced that it has been awarded a contract valued in excess of $6 million, to supply Ku and C-band Input and Output Multiplexer equipment on a commercial satellite program.  It is expected that this value will grow to over $7 million as further content is added to the contract in the near future.  The work on this program will be carried out at the Company's facility in Cambridge, Ontario with completion expected by March 2015.

"It is always gratifying to have customers keep returning to COM DEV for our proven hardware solutions in support of their needs." said Mike Williams, President of COM DEV International Products.

About COM DEV

COM DEV International Ltd. (www.comdev.ca) is a leading global provider of space hardware and services. The company has a staff of 1,200, annual revenues of $216 million, and facilities in Canada, the United Kingdom and the United States. COM DEV designs manufactures, and integrates advanced products, subsystems and microsatellites that are sold to major satellite prime contractors, government agencies and satellite operators, for use in communications, space science, remote sensing and defence applications. The company has won contracts to supply its equipment on over 900 spacecraft. COM DEV's majority-owned subsidiary, exactEarth Ltd., provides satellite data services for global maritime surveillance.


This news release may contain certain forward-looking statements that involve risks and uncertainties. Actual results may differ materially from results indicated in any forward-looking statements. The Company cautions that, among other things, in view of the rapid changes in communications markets and technologies, and other risks including the cost and market acceptance of the Company's new products, the level of individual customer procurements and competitive product offerings and pricing, and general economic circumstances, the Company's business prospects may be materially different from forward-looking statements made by the Company.

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SOURCE Com Dev International Ltd.

For further information:

Gary Calhoun
Chief Financial Officer
Tel: (519) 622-2300 ext. 2826
gary.calhoun@comdev.ca 

Craig MacPhail
TMX Equicom
Tel: (416) 815-0700 ext. 290
cmacphail@tmxequicom.com