About COM DEV
COM DEV International Ltd. is a global designer and manufacturer of space hardware. We are world leaders in the production of space-qualified passive microwave equipment, specialized electronics and optical subsystems. We have over 1,100 employees at facilities in Canada, the United Kingdom and the United States.
COM DEV manufactures advanced products and subsystems that are sold to major satellite builders for use in communications, space science, and remote sensing. Our technology is used on more than 700 spacecraft, including 80 percent of all commercial communications satellites ever launched.
Our core capability is space engineering. We understand the unique challenges inherent in producing equipment for use in space. We regularly apply the expertise acquired through more than three decades in this industry to the development of new and innovative space technologies. Our disciplined manufacturing and quality control processes ensure we can meet the high standards of quality, reliability, timeliness and cost efficiency that our customers demand.
The company is currently organized into four operating divisions, each run by a President, which are aligned according to the markets they serve:
COM DEV International Products (CDIP) is based at the company's headquarters in Cambridge, Ontario. CDIP's primary focus is the design and production of spaceflight hardware for the commercial satcom market. The division designs and produces COM DEV's legacy core products: integrated multiplexers, ancillary microwave components, and electromechanical switches.
COM DEV USA (CDU) is located in El Segundo, CA and primarily serves the US military space market, with a focus on complex microwave filtering and specialized electromechanical switches. COM DEV's acquisition of the passive microwave devices product line from L-3 Communications has been integrated into CDU.
COM DEV Canada (CDC) is located in
Ottawa, Ontario and is primarily focused on the Canadian civil space market; this division specializes in spaceflight subsystems and instruments used in earth observation, space science and remote sensing. Technologies range from rf electronics to optical.
COM DEV Europe (CDE) is located in
Aylesbury, UK and for over twenty years has focused on European Space Agency activities and technology development. Key technologies have been provided for major European space programs in the communications and remote sensing areas. COM DEV Europe also specializes in rf and digital space electronics.