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Com Dev wins $1.2-million satellite hardware contract

Space hardware system maker Com Dev International Ltd. said Monday it has won a $1.2-million (U.S.) contract to provide technology for a commercial communications satellite.

The "authorization to proceed" order for its contract includes switches, filters and multiplexers for a commercial communications satellite for an unnamed customer. The order is expected to lead to a full contract worth at least $8-million, the company said in a statement.

Work on the contract is expected to be completed in the first half of 2011.

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Com Dev designs and makes space hardware subsystems, with facilities in Canada, the United Kingdom and the United States.

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