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Last C$97.47 CAD
Change Today -0.22 / -0.23%
Volume 80.0K
MDA On Other Exchanges
As of 4:00 PM 04/24/15 All times are local (Market data is delayed by at least 15 minutes).

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macdonald dettwiler & assoc (MDA) Details

MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates Ltd., a communications and information company, provides operational solutions to commercial and government organizations worldwide. The company operates through two segments, Communications, and Surveillance and Intelligence. The Communications segment offers space-based solutions for the delivery of a range of services, including television and radio distribution, broadband Internet, and mobile communications. This segment supplies communication satellites, satellite antenna subsystems, and associated ground infrastructure and support services for the communication satellite operators, communication satellite manufacturers, and government agencies. The Surveillance and Intelligence segment provides space-based and airborne surveillance solutions, imaging satellite ground systems, geospatial information services, and associated support services. Its solutions support the operational needs of government and commercial customers, including space agencies, defense and civil departments, intelligence agencies, aerospace prime contractors, aviation authorities, imaging satellite operators, and oil and gas companies. This segment also supplies robotic systems for the space and terrestrial markets. The company was founded in 1969 and is headquartered in Richmond, Canada.

4,800 Employees
Last Reported Date: 02/25/15
Founded in 1969

macdonald dettwiler & assoc (MDA) Top Compensated Officers

Chief Executive Officer, President and Execut...
Total Annual Compensation: C$435.0K
Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice Pr...
Total Annual Compensation: C$319.0K
Chief Operating Officer and Executive Vice Pr...
Total Annual Compensation: C$361.0K
President of Space Systems/Loral LLC
Total Annual Compensation: C$497.1K
Vice President and General Manager
Total Annual Compensation: C$235.0K
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

macdonald dettwiler & assoc (MDA) Key Developments

MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates Ltd. Wins Geospatial Contracts

MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates Ltd. announced that it has signed multiple contracts with undisclosed customers, primarily in the U.S., to provide geospatial information and services. The contracts total in excess of CAD 40.6 million.

MDA Signs CAD 11.9 Million Contract with Canadian Space Agency

MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates Ltd. has signed a contract amendment with the Canadian Space Agency for CAD 11.9 million, to provide on-going support for the Mobile Servicing System on the International Space Station, or ISS. This work expands on the contract announced in December 2014. The Mobile Servicing System is comprised of Canadarm2, the Special Purpose Dextrous Manipulator known as "Dextre" and the Mobile Base System. These three robotic systems perform a variety of operations ranging from resupply, maintenance, and servicing tasks that are critical to the on-going operations of the ISS.

Macdonald Dettwiler & Associates Ltd. Signs Contract with Aselsan to Provide Ku-Band Payload Equipment

MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates Ltd. has signed a contract worth around CAD 29 million with Aselsan Electronic Industries Inc. to provide Ku-Band payload equipment for a communications satellite subsystem. This award is in addition to the existing contract announced in April 2014 for the provision of an X-band communication hosted payload solution. Aselsan is a prime contractor for the construction of the Ku-Band and X-Band payloads, which are scheduled to provide government and other communication services once it is launched in 2020.


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