COM DEV USA awarded fourth contract for UHF equipment

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.


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.

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
COM DEV International
Tel:  (519) 622-2300 ext. 2826
          Dan White
President, COM DEV USA
Tel: (424) 456-8006
Jeff Codispodi
The Equicom Group
Tel: (416) 815-0700 ext. 261

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