MDA signs agreement for up to $10 million per year for radar information

MDA signs agreement for up to $10 million per year for radar information 
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 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 4,500 
employees operating from 11 offices located in the United States, Canada, and 
internationally. 
The Company's common shares trade under the symbol TSX:MDA. 
Related Websites: www.mdacorporation.com 
Forward-Looking Statements
This news release contains forward-looking statements and information, which 
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. Any such forward-looking statements are based on MDA's 
current expectations, estimates, projections and assumptions in light of its 
experience and its perception of historical trends. The factors and 
assumptions underlying the forward-looking statements in this news release 
include contracts with any customer not being 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 changes in customer 
priorities, mandates, policies, funding levels, contracts and regulations; 
failure of third parties and subcontractors; degradation in performance or 
complete or partial loss of a satellite; and failure of radar information and 
surveillance systems and other associated systems to meet performance 
requirements. 
For additional information with respect to certain of these risks or factors, 
plus additional risks or factors, reference should be made to the Company's 
continuous disclosure materials filed from time to time with Canadian 
securities regulatory authorities, which are available online under the 
Company's profile at www.sedar.com or on the Company's website at 
www.mdacorporation.com. 
The Toronto Stock Exchange has neither approved nor disapproved the form or 
content of this release. 
CONTACT: Wendy Keyzer MDA External Relations (604) 231-2743 
wendy@mdacorporation.com 
SOURCE: MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates Ltd. 
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