RICHMOND, BC — 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 two year contract valued at CA$7.2 million to support the U.S. Air Force Research Laboratory's Full Spectrum Geospatial Intelligence (FSG) program.
MDA will deliver an information solution to demonstrate the feasibility of using geospatial intelligence analysis in a cloud computing environment. Assuming the FSG program proceeds as planned and advances to implementation, MDA's geospatial information solution would enable secure and timely information to be rapidly and reliably shared in a more cost-effective manner with those who need it.
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
, and internationally.
The Company's common shares trade on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the symbol "MDA