RICHMOND, BC, March 11, 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 awarded a contract from DigitalGlobe Inc. to provide a
ground station solution to an international customer to enable access
to information from the WorldView satellites. This contract is the
seventh international ground station order to-date that MDA has
received from DigitalGlobe.
MDA will provide a solution capable of receiving and processing imagery
and data from the WorldView satellites. As prime contractor, MDA is
responsible for developing, integrating and installing the WorldView
information solution at the customer's site.
MDA is a global communications and information company providing
operational solutions to commercial and government organizations
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.
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 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 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: partial or complete failure of satellites;
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
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.
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