COM DEV International is a satellite technology, space sciences and telecommunications company with headquarters in Cambridge, Ontario, Canada. The company has branches and offices in Ottawa, the United States, the United Kingdom, China and India. COM DEV develops and manufactures specialized satellite systems, including microwave systems, switches, optical systems, specialized satellite antennas, as well as components for the aviation and aerospace industry. The company produces custom equipment designs for commercial, military and civilian purposes, as well as providing contract research for the space sciences. The company was founded in 1974 and specialized in microwave technology for the aviation and aerospace industry. COM DEV has gone on to become a leader in space satellite componentry and hardware, specializing in telecommunication systems, and has since become a global designer and builder of telecommunication components and systems for space satellites, as well as one of Canada’s largest sources of spacecraft instrumentation.