MDA to provide prototype mobile information solution for US Army

RICHMOND, BC, Feb. 11, 2013 /CNW/ - MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates Ltd. 
("MDA" or the "Company") (TSX: MDA), a provider of essential information 
solutions, announced today that it has signed a contract valued at US$4.3 
million with OGSystems (OGS) to develop a prototype surveillance solution for 
the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Army Geospatial Center (AGC). MDA will 
develop a very small, mobile ground station that can be rapidly deployed to 
any area of interest around the world to receive and process imagery from 
multiple commercial satellites. 
Leveraging the Company's ground station expertise, along with a previous 
demonstration system provided to theAGC in September 2010, MDA's solution 
will include a streamlined user interface and compatibility with secure 
communications and computing environments. 
About MDA 
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. In addition, the Company conducts a significant amount of advanced 
technology development. 
MDA's well-established global customer base is served by more than 5,000 
employees operating from 17 offices located in the United States, Canada, and 
The Company's common shares trade under the symbol TSX:MDA. 
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reflect the current view of MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates Ltd. ("MDA" or 
the "Company") with respect to future events and financial performance. The 
forward-looking statements in this regard include statements regarding the 
award of a contract related to a government project. Any such 
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historical trends. The factors and assumptions underlying the 
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terminated. Any such forward-looking statements are subject to a number of 
risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially 
from current expectations. MDA cautions readers that should certain risks or 
uncertainties materialize, or should underlying assumptions prove incorrect, 
actual results may vary significantly from those expected. The risks that 
could cause actual results to differ from current expectations include, but 
are not limited to, changes in government priorities, mandates, policies, 
funding levels, contracts and regulations, partial or complete termination of 
a government funded project, failure of third parties and subcontractors, 
failure of systems to meet performance requirements and failure to anticipate 
changes in technology, technical standards and offerings or compliance with 
the requisite standards. 
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plus additional risks or factors, reference should be made to the Company's 
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content of this release. 
CONTACT: Wendy Keyzer MDA External Relations (604) 231-2743 
SOURCE: MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates Ltd. 
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