MDA's Space Information Solution Goes Underground



    RICHMOND, BC, Nov. 27 /CNW/ - MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates Ltd.
(TSX: MDA), a provider of essential information solutions, announced today
that it is providing a leading mining company, Anglo American PLC, with an
underground information solution based on stereo cameras originally developed
for planetary exploration programs.
    Initially applied at Anglo American's Lisheen Mine, the stereo camera
solution called Instant Mine Modeler will capture three dimensional
geotechnical characteristics and situational measurements as it advances
through underground tunnels. The information is used to increase the
productivity of the equipment and crews.

    About MDA

    MDA provides advanced information solutions that capture and process vast
amounts of data, produce essential information, and improve the decision
making and operational performance of business and government organizations
worldwide.
    Focused on markets and customers with strong repeat business potential,
MDA delivers a broad spectrum of earth and space based information solutions,
ranging from complex operational systems, to tailored information services, to
electronic information products.
    MDA employs more than 3,000 people in locations across the United States,
the United Kingdom, and Canada. The Company's common shares trade on the
Toronto Stock Exchange under the symbol TSX:MDA.

    Related Websites:
    www.mdacorporation.com
    www.angloamerican.co.uk




For further information:

For further information: Wendy Keyzer, MDA External Relations, (604)
231-2743, wendy@mdacorporation.com


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