COM DEV announces $27 million increase in value of civil space contract

    CAMBRIDGE, ON, July 29 /CNW/ - COM DEV International Ltd. (TSX: CDV), a
leading manufacturer of space hardware subsystems, today announced contractual
modifications to an existing civil space program that will result in the
Company recording CDN$27 million of incremental revenue in addition to
previously disclosed amounts. The work is expected to be completed over the
next two years. The Company is unable to disclose further details pending
permission from the customer.

    About COM DEV

    COM DEV International Ltd. ( 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.

    COM DEV, COM DEV International Products, COM DEV Canada, COM DEV USA and
COM DEV Europe are registered trademarks of COM DEV International Ltd. 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.

For further information:

For further information: Gary Calhoun, Chief Financial Officer, Tel:
(519) 622-2300 ext. 2826, Fax: (519) 622-2158,; Jeff
Codispodi, The Equicom Group, Tel: (416) 815-0700 ext. 261, Fax: (416)

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