COM DEV Wins Defense Communications Contract

CAMBRIDGE, ON, Nov. 24 /CNW/ - COM DEV International Ltd. (TSX:CDV), a leading manufacturer of space hardware subsystems, today announced that it has been awarded contracts to provide switches and other microwave filters and components for the fifth satellite in a North American military communications program.  The total value of the contracts is in excess of US$7 million, and work is expected to be completed within the next 12 months at the Company's facility in Cambridge, Ontario.

"This is the fifth consecutive order for equipment that COM DEV has received from this customer, on this program," said Michael Williams, president of COM DEV's International Products Division.  "We acknowledge the confidence placed in us by our customer on this program, and appreciate the opportunity to demonstrate that it is once again well placed."

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.

The triangular logo and the word COM DEV are each registered trademarks and the property of COM DEV Ltd. All rights reserved.

SOURCE Com Dev International Ltd.

For further information:

Gary Calhoun
Chief Financial Officer
Tel:  (519) 622-2300 ext. 2826
gary.calhoun@comdev.ca
Jeff Codispodi
The Equicom Group
Tel: (416) 815-0700 ext. 261
jcodispodi@equicomgroup.com

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