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2014-02-18 20:21:11

RICHMOND, BC, Feb. 18, 2014 /CNW/ - MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates Ltd. ("MDA" or the "Company") (TSX: MDA), a global communications and information company, announced today that it has signed contracts in excess of CA$1 million with two leading international mining customers to provide critical information to monitor surface deformation at and in the vicinity of their mines. MDA will apply advanced RADARSAT-2 technology to detect subtle surface changes over a broad area....

2013-11-20 20:20:30

RICHMOND, BC, Nov. 20, 2013 /CNW/ - MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates Ltd. ("MDA" or the "Company") (TSX: MDA), a global communications and information company, announced today that it has been authorized to proceed with development of a Payload Orbital Delivery system (POD) for the DARPA Phoenix mission. The expected contract value for full development of the flight system is US$6 million. The POD concept is an innovative and cost-effective solution to rapidly deliver small...

2013-11-20 20:20:28

RICHMOND, BC, Nov. 20, 2013 /CNW/ - MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates Ltd. ("MDA" or the "Company") (TSX: MDA), a global communications and information company, announced today that it has been selected for additional robotics work for the U.S. Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) Phoenix Program. MDA has started work under the next phase of the Phoenix Program, with related contracts expected to total approximately US$10 million. The work will be carried out by...

2013-10-21 20:20:40

RICHMOND, BC, Oct. 21, 2013 /CNW/ - MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates Ltd. ("MDA" or the "Company") (TSX: MDA), a global communications and information company, announced today that it has signed two contracts totaling CA$7.5 million for the provision of RADARSAT-2 information and services. The Norwegian Space Centre has extended the contract signed in January 2003 for MDA to provide RADARSAT-2 information to the Norwegian government for a further three years for use in ice...

2013-07-17 16:22:05

RICHMOND, BC, July 17, 2013 /CNW/ - MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates Ltd. ("MDA" or the "Company") (TSX: MDA), a global communications and information company, announced today that it has signed a multi-million dollar contract with Collecte Localisation Satellites (CLS), France. MDA will provide a RADARSAT-2 ground station and three years of RADARSAT information. The station will be installed in Bali, Indonesia, providing maritime information solutions to support the detection of...

2013-06-03 16:21:20

RICHMOND, BC, June 3, 2013 /CNW/ - MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates Ltd. ("MDA" or the "Company") (TSX: MDA), a global communications and information company, announced today that it has been awarded a contract in excess of US$3 million from Boeing Satellite Systems to provide an advanced technology solution. About MDA MDA is a global communications and information company providing operational solutions to commercial and government organizations worldwide. MDA's business...

2013-05-15 20:20:21

RICHMOND, BC, May 15, 2013 /CNW/ - MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates Ltd. ("MDA" or the "Company") (TSX: MDA), a global communications and information company, announced today that it has signed a contract amendment for CA$8.4 million with an undisclosed customer to provide multiple advanced technology solutions for a telecommunication satellite. MDA announced the original contract in September 2012. About MDA MDA is a global communications and information company providing...

2013-05-03 12:20:41

RICHMOND, BC, May 3, 2013 /CNW/ - MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates Ltd. ("MDA" or the "Company") (TSX: MDA), a global communications and information company, announced today that it has signed a five year agreement with a confidential customer to supply space-based radar surveillance and intelligence information, with a ceiling of CA$50 million. About MDA MDA is a unique global communications and information company providing operational solutions to commercial and government...

2013-04-09 12:21:28

RICHMOND, BC, April 9, 2013 /CNW/ - MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates Ltd. ("MDA" or the "Company") (TSX: MDA), a global communications and information company, today announced that RADARSAT-1 is experiencing technical difficulties. The Canadian Space Agency is continuing to diagnose and attempt to resolve the technical issues.  The impact of RADARSAT-1 not functioning is not significant to MDA's business. About MDA MDA is a global communications and information company...

2013-03-28 16:20:16

RICHMOND, BC, March 28, 2013 /CNW/ - MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates Ltd. ("MDA" or the "Company") (TSX: MDA), a global communications and information company, announced today that it has signed a contract with the Canadian Space Agency valued at CA$81 million (excluding GST/PST) to provide sustaining engineering and operational support for its robotic elements on the International Space Station (ISS) through December 2015. MDA's robotic systems played a critical role in the...