MDA To Provide Radar Information In Support Of Maritime Safety To The U.S. National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency
(23 September 2011) MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates Ltd., a provider of essential information solutions, announced today that it has signed a multi-million dollar sole source delivery order under its Indefinite Delivery/Indefinite Quantity contract with the U.S. National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency.
MDA will provide radar information to be used in creating ice charts and for maritime surveillance to improve the safety of maritime navigation.
MDA Receives Amendments To Design Phase Of Canada’s RADARSAT Constellation Mission
(23 September 2011) MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates Ltd., a provider of essential information solutions, announced today that it has received two contract amendments from the Canadian Space Agency totaling CA$ 9.18 million, for the Design Phase of the RADARSAT Constellation Mission.
The amendments continue the long lead procurement of parts and equipment needed for the Build Phase.
MDA Continues To Provide Critical Information To Monitor Surface Deformation In Mines
(22 September 2011) MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates Ltd., a provider of essential information solutions, announced today that it has signed contracts in excess of CA$990,000 with Luossavaara-Kiirunavaara AB (LKAB) and a leading potash producer to provide critical information from RADARSAT-2 for monitoring surface deformation at and in the vicinity of their mines.
The contract with LKAB extends an existing agreement for a further three years.
MDA will apply advanced RADARSAT-2 technology to detect subtle surface changes, weather independent, over a broad area. Early detection of changes, such as subsidence, allows remedial actions to happen before problems escalate and impact the environmental safety or production activities of the mine. MDA will also provide analytical reports that compare the historical to the current situation. These reports are valuable support documents required by regulatory organizations.
MDA provides advanced information solutions that capture and process vast amounts of data, produce essential information, and improve the decision making and operational performance of business and government organizations worldwide.
Focused on markets and customers with strong repeat business potential, MDA delivers a broad spectrum of information solutions, ranging from complex operational systems, to tailored information services, to electronic information products.