EL SEGUNDO, CA, Nov. 3 /CNW/ - COM DEV USA, LLC, a subsidiary of COM DEV International Ltd. (TSX: CDV), today announced that it has been awarded a contract valued in excess of US$7 million to provide UHF equipment for a satellite payload. Design and production work will be performed at COM DEV USA's manufacturing facility in El Segundo, California with delivery scheduled by the end of calendar 2010. The order was finalized and recorded during COM DEV's 2009 fiscal year.
"This contract helps further establish our credentials as a world leader in passive UHF hardware," said Dan White, President of COM DEV USA. "Upon completion, our California team will have delivered UHF equipment for more than 20 satellites, and COM DEV's other divisions have supplied UHF equipment to 10 others. I believe this heritage positions us well to continue to grow our military space business."
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.
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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.
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