Calian's SED Division Wins Contracts for Satellite Ground System
Ottawa, ON February 23, 2017 — Today, Calian Group Ltd. (TSX: CGY) announced that its Systems Engineering Division (SED) has received new contracts for the provision and installation of satellite RF ground systems worth more than $22 million. These contracts from several customers start immediately and run over the next two years.
"We are very excited to see continued interest in the excellent products and services that we provide,” said Patrick Thera, President of Calian's SED division, “Our capability to manage the complex RF challenges of our customers is unparalleled in the industry.”
One of SED’s key markets is satellite RF ground systems solutions for customers that have complex technical requirements. SED’s solutions include RF communication gateways, telemetry, tracking and control systems, space science and earth observation.
"As a global leader in satellite RF ground systems, these are exciting wins for our SED division," said Kevin Ford, President and CEO of Calian Group Ltd. "Our customers are leaders in their industries and SED provides systems tailored to meet their demanding requirements, with practical solutions, delivered on time and on budget".
Calian employs over 2,700 people with offices and projects that span Canada, U.S. and international markets. The company's capabilities are diverse with services delivered through two divisions. Calian's Systems Engineering Division (SED) located in Saskatoon plans, designs and implements complex communication systems for many of the world's space agencies and leading satellite manufacturers and operators. SED also provides contract manufacturing services for both private sector and military customers in North America. The Business and Technology Services (BTS) Division is headquartered in Ottawa and includes the provision of business and technology services to industry, public and government in the health, training, engineering and IT services domains.
For investor information, please visit our website at www.calian.com, or contact us at [email protected] Kevin Ford President and Chief Executive Officer 613-599-8600 Jacqueline Gauthier Chief Financial Officer 613-599-8600
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