Posted: Wednesday, November 18, 2015
MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates Ltd. (“MDA” or the “Company”) (TSX:MDA), a global communications and information company, today announced that it has signed a contract amendment for CA$3.1 million with the Canadian Space Agency authorizing the procurement of long lead items for the new camera systems for the Mobile Servicing System (MSS). The original contract was previously disclosed in June 2015.
The MSS performs a variety of on-orbit operations ranging from resupply, maintenance, and servicing tasks that are critical to the on-going operations of the International Space Station. The MSS comprises Canadarm2, the Special Purpose Dexterous Manipulator and the Mobile Base System.
MDA is a global communications and information company providing operational solutions to commercial and government organizations worldwide.
MDA’s business is focused on markets and customers with strong repeat business potential, primarily in the Communications sector and the Surveillance and Intelligence sector. In addition, the Company conducts a significant amount of advanced technology development.
MDA’s established global customer base is served by more than 4,800 employees operating from 11 locations in the United States, Canada, and internationally.
The Company’s common shares trade on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the symbol “MDA.”
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