RICHMOND, BC, Feb. 28, 2013 -- - MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates Ltd., a provider of essential information solutions, announced today that it has signed two contracts with DigitalGlobe Inc. Under the first contract, MDA will upgrade the WorldView Production Segment headquarter's systems previously delivered by MDA to provide full support for the WorldView-3 satellite. WorldView-3, scheduled for launch in 2014, is expected to be the first multi-sensor, super-spectral, high resolution commercial satellite.
Under the second contract, MDA will provide operational support and enhancements to the Production Segment headquarter's systems. These systems process information from DigitalGlobe's constellation of imaging satellites to generate a wide variety of image products. MDA's systems are in operation 24/7 year-round, to help DigitalGlobe support its worldwide government and commercial customers.
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 4,500 employees operating from 11 offices located in the United States, Canada, and internationally.
The Company's common shares trade under the symbol TSX:MDA.
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