MDA awarded further work in satellite servicing demonstration for US Government

MDA awarded further work in satellite servicing demonstration for US Government 
RICHMOND, BC, Nov. 20, 2013 /CNW/ - MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates Ltd. 
("MDA" or the "Company") (TSX: MDA), a global communications and information 
company, announced today that it has been selected for additional robotics 
work for the U.S. Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) Phoenix 
Program. MDA has started work under the next phase of the Phoenix Program, 
with related contracts expected to total approximately US$10 million. The 
work will be carried out by both MDA and SSL. 
Already a key participant in the DARPA Phoenix program, MDA intends to provide 
a variety of servicing technologies and capabilities that build on MDA's world 
leading capabilities, which include a 35-year heritage of robotics development 
and recent on-orbit servicing demonstration successes. Details of the original 
announcement were provided in the Company's news release dated October 18, 
Under these contracts, MDA seeks to develop advanced robotic tools, cameras, 
tool caddies and a new flexible, small robotic arm for the Phoenix mission. 
"We are pleased to be providing the critical robotics for the Phoenix 
mission," said Don Osborne, MDA's vice president responsible for this 
business. "The Phoenix mission aims to demonstrate several technologies and 
on-orbit operations." 
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SOURCE  MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates Ltd. 
Wendy Keyzer MDA External Relations (604) 231-2743 
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