COM DEV wins satellite contract
By Design Engineering StaffGeneral Aerospace Aerospace contract design satellite
Commercial satellite deal to garner Cambridge space hardware designer $11 million plus
Cambridge, ON – COM DEV International Ltd., a leading manufacturer of space hardware subsystems, announced that it has been awarded a contract to provide equipment for a commercial communications satellite.
The initial release, which permits engineering activity to begin and production to start, is valued in excess of US$3 million. It is anticipated that the final contract — in place by the end of March 2011 — will be in excess of US$11 million.
COM DEV will provide L band switches, multiplexers and filters for the satellite designed for mobile communications. Work on the contract will be carried out at the company’s facility in Cambridge, Ontario with completion expected by the middle of its 2012 fiscal year.