EL SEGUNDO, CA, Nov. 19 /CNW/ - COM DEV USA, LLC, a subsidiary of COM
DEV International Ltd. (TSX: CDV), today announced that it has been
awarded a US$6 million contract to provide UHF passive microwave
equipment for a US Government satellite payload. Design and production
work will be performed at COM DEV USA's manufacturing facility in El
Segundo, California with delivery scheduled during mid-2012.
"Demand for COM DEV USA's legacy products remains strong as we see a
continuation of existing secure communications programs in lieu of new
program starts," said Dan White, president of COM DEV USA. "The demand
for UHF communications capacity to support US and international war
fighters remains strong. This is the fourth contract for this type of
subsystem won in the last year, confirming our leadership position in
high power UHF technology."
Ultra High Frequency, or UHF, is a frequency band commonly used for
military satellite communications because of its adaptability to small,
mobile terminals used by ground, sea and air forces.
About COM DEV
COM DEV International Ltd. (www.comdevintl.com) is a leading global designer and manufacturer of space hardware
subsystems. With facilities in Canada, the United Kingdom and the
United States, COM DEV manufactures advanced products and subsystems
that are sold to major satellite prime contractors for use in
communications, space science, remote sensing and military satellites.
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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