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2014-10-23 16:21:37

RICHMOND, BC, Oct. 23, 2014 /CNW/ - MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates Ltd. ("MDA" or the "Company") (TSX:MDA), a global communications and information company, today announced that it has signed two contracts with EarthSTAR Inc., a subsidiary of EarthView Image Inc., totaling approximately CA$10 million. The first contract is a multi-year extension of RADARSAT-2 distribution rights. In addition, the contract includes exclusive distribution rights for China, effective November 11,...

2014-10-22 20:20:23

RICHMOND, BC, Oct. 22, 2014 /CNW/ - MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates Ltd. ("MDA" or the "Company") (TSX:MDA), a global communications and information company, today announced that it has been awarded multiple contracts with undisclosed customers in the oil and gas, and mining sectors. MDA will deliver RADARSAT-2 surface movement monitoring products and services that accurately detect and report the extent of surface movement in localized areas. RADARSAT-2 is capable of...

2014-10-21 16:21:49

RICHMOND, BC, Oct. 21, 2014 /CNW/ - MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates Ltd. ("MDA" or the "Company") (TSX:MDA), a global communications and information company, today announced it has signed a contract valued at US$6.4 million under its Indefinite Delivery/Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) agreement with the U.S. Air Force (USAF) to further enhance the flight path safety system that aids the design of airport approach and departure flight paths. The value of contracts awarded to date...

2014-10-17 20:20:19

RICHMOND, BC, Oct. 17, 2014 /CNW/ - MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates Ltd. ("MDA" or the "Company") (TSX:MDA), a global communications and information company, today announced that it has been awarded multiple contracts by undisclosed customers for space-based monitoring services using RADARSAT-2 to support oil exploration and production activities. MDA's wide-area monitoring solutions for the oil industry are used to detect and track the movement of oil on water through all...

2014-10-16 20:20:57

RICHMOND, BC, Oct. 16, 2014 /CNW/ - MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates Ltd. ("MDA" or the "Company") (TSX: MDA), a global communications and information company, plans to release its Third Quarter 2014 financial results at 2:00 p.m. PDT (5:00 p.m. EDT) on Thursday, October 30, 2014. MDA President and CEO Daniel Friedmann, and Executive Vice President and CFO Anil Wirasekara, will host an earnings conference call the same day, reviewing the Third Quarter results, followed by a...

2014-10-14 16:21:31

RICHMOND, BC, Oct. 14, 2014 /CNW/ - MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates Ltd. ("MDA" or the "Company") (TSX:MDA), a global communications and information company, today announced that it has been selected to provide multiple communication subsystems to Airbus Defence and Space. The contracts are expected to total in excess of CA$9 million. About MDA MDA is a global communications and information company providing operational solutions to commercial and government organizations...

2014-10-09 16:21:32

RICHMOND, BC, Oct. 9, 2014 /CNW/ - MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates Ltd. ("MDA" or the "Company") (TSX:MDA), a global communications and information company, today announced that it has been selected to provide Mitsubishi Electric Corporation with multiple Ku- and Ka-band antenna subsystems for a telecommunication satellite. The work is in excess of US$10 million. This award is a testament to MDA's leadership position in Ku- and Ka-band multi-beam solutions as we expand in the...

2014-10-09 16:20:48

RICHMOND, BC, Oct. 9, 2014 /CNW/ - MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates Ltd. ("MDA" or the "Company") (TSX:MDA) and the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) today announced that the first use of a digital processor to reconstruct an image from Seasat, the first civilian spaceborne synthetic aperture radar (SAR) satellite, has been recognized as an IEEE Milestone in Electrical Engineering and Computing. This groundbreaking image, produced in November 1978 by...

2014-10-03 16:20:52

VANCOUVER, Oct. 3, 2014 /CNW/ - MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates Ltd. ("MDA" or the "Company") (TSX:MDA), a global communications and information company, today announced that it has closed the acquisition of Advanced Systems, a line of business from General Dynamics Advanced Information Systems, Inc., announced in July 2014. This business will become part of MDA Information Systems LLC. Located near Detroit, Michigan, the Advanced Systems business has approximately 170...

2014-09-23 16:21:42

RICHMOND, BC, Sept. 23, 2014 /CNW/ - MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates Ltd. ("MDA" or the "Company") (TSX:MDA), a global communications and information company, today announced that it has been awarded a contract from DigitalGlobe Inc. to provide a ground station solution to an international customer to receive and process imagery and data directly from DigitalGlobe's WorldView-1, WorldView-2, and WorldView-3 satellites. This is MDA's first ground station solution to include...


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