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  • October 05, 2017

    MDA Announces Senior Leadership Team Appointments Following Closing of its Acquisition of DigitalGlobe

    Leverages senior talent from both companies Experienced management team with decades of experience Positions enterprise for growth across broad set of space markets Combined company renamed Maxar...

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  • September 28, 2017

    Completion of CFIUS Review Process and NYSE Listing Approval Paves the Way for MDA and DigitalGlobe Merger to Close

    SAN FRANCISCO and WESTMINSTER, Colo-MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates Ltd. ("MDA" or the "Company")(TSX: MDA), a global communications and information company, providing technology solutions to...

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  • September 19, 2017

    SSL selected to help U.S. Air Force test and validate scenarios for hosting payloads

    Palo Alto, Calif.-SSL, a leading provider of innovative satellites and spacecraft systems, today announced it was selected byInnoflight, Inc., a veteran-owned business specializing in electronics...

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  • September 14, 2017

    MDA to provide communication subsystems for Korean Lunar Exploration Program

    Montreal, QC - MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates Ltd. ("MDA" or the "Company") (TSX: MDA), a global communications and information company, today announced that it has signed a contract valued...

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  • September 12, 2017

    SSL built multi-mission satellite for HISPASAT begins post-launch maneuvers according to plan

    PALO ALTO, Calif.-SSL, a leading provider of innovative satellites and spacecraft systems, today announced that the multi-mission Amazonas 5 satellite, designed and built forHISPASAT, was launched...

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  • September 11, 2017

    MDA to provide operational forest change detection alerts for world's largest pulp and paper group

    Vancouver, BC - MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates Ltd. ("MDA" or the "Company") (TSX: MDA), a global communications and information company, today announced that it has signed a contract for...

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  • September 11, 2017

    NASA awards SSL next phase funding for Dragonfly on-orbit assembly program, demonstrates confidence in public private partnership for space robotics

    SSL successfully completes preliminary Dragonfly ground demonstration, proves concept for semi-autonomous robotic assembly of geostationary communications satellites Palo Alto, CA-SSL, a leading...

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  • September 07, 2017

    MDA signs contract to provide communications subsystem for AMOS-17 satellite

    Montreal, QC - MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates Ltd. ("MDA" or the "Company") (TSX: MDA), a global communications and information company, today announced that it has signed a multi-million...

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  • August 28, 2017

    MDA to extend operational support to Canada's broad-area maritime surveillance system

    Richmond, BC-MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates Ltd. ("MDA" or the "Company")(TSX: MDA), a global communications and information company, today announced that it has signed a five-year contract...

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  • August 09, 2017

    SSL to Provide Transformational Ultra High Density Satellite for Hughes Network Systems

    Contract award demonstrates commitment to investments in next-generation technologies to support future communications satellite industry operating requirements Palo Alto, CA - MacDonald,...

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  • July 27, 2017

    MDA announces results from 2017 shareholder meeting

    MDA Shareholders Vote to Approve Issuance of Common Shares Pursuant to DigitalGlobe Acquisition Vancouver, BC - MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates Ltd. ("MDA" or the "Company") (TSX: MDA), a...

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  • July 27, 2017

    MDA to lead research into hyperspectral imaging

    Vancouver, BC - MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates Ltd. ("MDA" or the "Company") (TSX: MDA), a global communications and information company, today announced that it has signed a five-year...

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  • July 27, 2017

    MDA reports second quarter 2017 results, declares quarterly dividend

    Vancouver, BC-MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates Ltd. ("MDA" or the "Company")(TSX: MDA), a global communications and information company, today reported financial results for the second quarter...

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  • July 26, 2017

    MDA to provide communications subsystem to Sierra Nevada Corporation (SNC) for Dream Chaser® transportation spacecraft to support the ISS

    Vancouver, BC - MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates Ltd. ("MDA" or the "Company") (TSX: MDA), a global communications and information company, today announced that it has received an Authorization...

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  • July 24, 2017

    MDA signs contract amendment with US National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency to provide information solution to support flight operations at airports

    Vancouver, BC - MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates Ltd. ("MDA" or the "Company") (TSX: MDA), a global communications and information company, today announced that it has signed a contract...

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  • July 17, 2017

    MDA's Second Quarter 2017 results conference call alert and Annual and Special Meeting

    Vancouver, BC - MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates Ltd. ("MDA" or the "Company") (TSX: MDA), a global communications and information company, plans to release its Second Quarter 2017 financial...

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  • July 13, 2017

    MDA congratulates LTSA for receiving SAG award from Esri

    Vancouver, BC - MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates Ltd. ("MDA" or the "Company") (TSX: MDA), a global communications and information company, congratulates the Land Title and Survey Authority of...

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  • July 12, 2017

    MDA and DigitalGlobe Provide Update on Merger

    SAN FRANCISCO and WESTMINSTER, Colo.- MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates Ltd. (“MDA”) (TSX: MDA) and DigitalGlobe, Inc. (“DigitalGlobe”) (NYSE: DGI) today provided several updates related...

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  • July 06, 2017

    SSL to provide next-generation imaging satellite constellation to DigitalGlobe

    Palo Alto, CA - MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates Ltd. ("MDA" or the "Company") (TSX: MDA), a global communications and information company, today announced that its subsidiary Space Systems...

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  • June 28, 2017

    MDA announces retirement of SSL President and new Executive appointments

    San Francisco and Vancouver, BC-MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates Ltd. ("MDA" or the "Company")(TSX: MDA), a global communications and information company, today announced that John Celli will...

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  • June 28, 2017

    MDA announces On-Orbit Satellite Servicing business formation and contract awards for spacecraft and first life extension customer

    - New venture to be called Space Infrastructure Services (SIS) - SSL selected to provide first advanced satellite servicing spacecraft - SES, a world leading satellite-enabled solutions provider,...

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  • June 26, 2017

    MDA satellite built for Bulgaria Sat begins maneuvers following a launch on previously flown SpaceX Falcon 9

    Palo Alto, CA - Space Systems Loral (SSL), a leading provider of innovative satellites and spacecraft systems, today announced that the BulgariaSat-1 satellite, designed and built for Bulgaria...

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  • June 22, 2017

    MDA to study use of Synthetic Aperture Radar for Mars science and space exploration

    Vancouver, BC - MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates Ltd. ("MDA" or the "Company") (TSX: MDA), a global communications and information company, today announced that it has signed a contract with...

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  • June 22, 2017

    MDA Chairman of the Board Robert L. Phillips to receive Institute of Corporate Directors Fellowship Award

    Vancouver, BC - MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates Ltd. ("MDA" or the "Company") (TSX: MDA), a global communications and information company, is pleased to announce that Mr. Robert L. Phillips,...

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  • June 15, 2017

    MDA expands support of near real-time satellite data applications

    Vancouver, BC - MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates Ltd. ("MDA" or the "Company") (TSX: MDA), a global communications and information company, today announced that it has signed a contract with Scanex

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