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Com Dev secures access to AESA technology in US$500k deal

The investment is part of a financing drive from Anokiwave Inc., a radio frequency integrated circuit (RFIC) designer and supplier

May 12, 2015  by Canadian Staff

CAMBRIDGE, Ont.—Space hardware manufacturing firm COM DEV International Ltd. is making a US$500,000 investment in Anokiwave Inc., a radio frequency integrated circuit (RFIC) designer and supplier.

COM DEV is participating in Anokiwave’s recent financing raise and has secured access to Anokiwave’s advanced technology. Under the agreement, the two companies will collaborate and jointly pursue opportunities in the space market.

The satellite industry is experiencing rapid innovation that is enabling satellites to achieve improved flexibility, higher functionality, reduced mass and lower costs.

Anokiwave is a San Diego, Calif.-based technology firm that develops and supplies microwave and millimeter wave active electronically scanned array (AESA) and silicon core integrated circuits for commercial terrestrial and government systems.


COM DEV has an established heritage in the space industry and will become Anokiwave’s strategic partner for that market.

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