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Space hardware and services provider COM DEV International Ltd.'s (TSX: CDV) COM DEV USA, LLC subsidiary said that it has been awarded a contract by Boeing Space and Intelligence Systems to supply equipment for use in the Wideband Global SATCOM program.

The contract is valued at approximately $5m, and covers the tenth flight set for WGS, a U.S. military communications satellite program, the firm said. COM DEV USA will be providing switches, filters, multiplexers, and ferrite devices.

According to COM DEV, thsi is a follow-on order for COM DEV USA, which has successfully delivered hardware for six satellites and is currently in production on WGS flight sets 7, 8 and 9.

Work on the contract will be carried out at the company's facilities in El Segundo, California with completion expected during the company's 2013 and 2014 fiscal years.

COM DEV International is a provider of space hardware and services. With facilities in Canada, the United Kingdom and the United States, COM DEV manufactures advanced subsystems and microsatellites that are sold to major satellite prime contractors, government agencies and satellite operators, for use in communications, space science, remote sensing and defense applications.

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