MDA extends provision of RADARSAT-2 information with operational customer

MDA extends provision of RADARSAT-2 information with operational customer 
RICHMOND, BC, Feb. 24, 2014 /CNW/ - MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates Ltd. 
("MDA" or the "Company") (TSX: MDA), a global communications and information 
company, announced today that it has signed contracts totaling approximately 
CA$3.5 million dollars with Collecte Localisation Satellites (CLS), France. 
MDA will extend its provision of RADARSAT-2 data to ground stations located in 
Brest, France; La Reunion Island; and Kerguelen Islands. 
The RADARSAT-2 imaging capabilities are used by CLS to derive information and 
support a number of applications: maritime surveillance and detection of 
illegal, unregulated and unreported fishing ships in the South Western Indian 
Ocean, around the Heard and MacDonald Islands, and around Kerguelen Island; 
and for mapping, research and maritime surveillance around Europe and over 
French overseas Economic Exclusive Zones. 
The RADARSAT-2 satellite has global high-resolution surveillance capabilities 
that include a large collection capacity and high accuracy. The satellite 
acquires data regardless of light or weather condition, provides frequent 
re-visit imaging options, and is supported by ground receiving stations that 
provide near real-time information delivery services. This versatility makes 
RADARSAT-2 a reliable source. 
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 4,800 
employees operating from 11 offices located in the United States, Canada, and 
internationally. 
The Company's common shares trade under the symbol TSX:MDA. 
About CLS 
CLS was founded in 1986 by CNES (French space agency), and IFREMER (French 
research institute for the exploration of the sea). CLS Group is a global 
provider of location services, environmental data collection, ocean 
observation, maritime and land surveillance services. It employs 500 people 
operating from 17 offices and is present in more than 100 countries. 
CLS has been providing satellite monitoring services for more than 10 years 
around the Heard and MacDonald Islands, and around Kerguelen Island to support 
the detection of illegal, unregulated and unreported fishing activities in the 
Southern Indian Ocean. 
Related Websites www.mdacorporation.com 
Forward-Looking Statements 
This 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 contracts.  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 release include 
contracts 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, but are not limited to: risks associated with operating 
a satellite including in-orbit failures or impaired satellite performance 
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. 
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.
 

SOURCE  MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates Ltd. 
CONTACT Wendy Keyzer MDA External Relations (604) 231-2743 
wendy@mdacorporation.com 
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