November 30 MDA to provide the US Air Force with mobile ground system upgrade
MDA announced today it has signed a contract with the U.S. Air Force (USAF) Eagle Vision Program. MDA will upgrade its mobile ground system software, to allow it to receive and process imagery from the constellation of RapidEye satellites. MDA's solution allows the USAF to provide near real-time in-theatre access to essential image data, on a daily basis, in support of the warfighter.
November 22 MDA receives follow-on contracts from the Federal Aviation Administration
MDA announced today that it has received follow-on contracts valued at over $5 Million (USD) from the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to further upgrade the Instrument Procedure Development System (IPDS).
November 18 MDA to develop next-generation solutions for space exploration
MDA announced today that it has signed an $11.5 Million (CAD) contract with the Canadian Space Agency (CSA) for the design, development, build and test of advanced technology solutions under CSA's Exploration Surface Mobility Program.
November 16 MDA announces release of new geospatial product
MDA announced today that it has released a new geospatial product, the National Urban Change Indicator, initially covering the lower 48 U.S. States. Using satellite imagery, the product shows if and when an area has undergone a human induced change sometime in the last 25 years. These changes are generally new or changed construction.
November 10 MDA continues to expand its US work
MDA announced today that its U.S. operation has signed an option under an existing agreement to provide an advanced technology solution to Orbital Sciences Corporation (Orbital) for its Star-2 satellites.
November 5 MDA TO DIVEST UK AND NORTH AMERICAN PROPERTY INFORMATION BUSINESS

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MDA announced that it has executed definitive agreements for the sale of its Property Information business, which is principally located in the US and Europe. This business, which provides property information to insurance companies, lenders, and legal professionals, will be acquired by TPG Capital.
November 3 MDA signs contract for next phase of Canada's RADARSAT Constellation Mission
MDA announced today that it has signed an amendment to the $80 Million (CAD) contract with the Canadian Space Agency to continue this Phase of the RADARSAT Constellation Mission (RCM), which involves developing the detailed design of the RCM and all of its subsystems, and is the precursor to the Build Phase. MDA has been working on this contract under two previously announced Authorizations to Proceed, since March 17, 2010. Therefore, the new funding from this contract is $42 Million (CAD).
October 27 MDA reports third quarter 2010 results
MDA today reported financial results for the third quarter ended September 30, 2010. Operating earnings¹ per share were $0.87, up 28% compared to $0.68 for the third quarter of last year as the Company's diversified businesses continued to deliver solid results. GAAP earnings per share were up 33% to $0.93 compared to $0.70 for the same period a year ago.
October 22 MDA to provide property claims information solution to a Top 5 Homeowners Insurance Underwriter
MDA announced today that its U.S. subsidiary Marshall & Swift / Boeckh (MSB) has signed a contract with a Top 5 homeowners insurance underwriter in the U.S. MSB will provide information that will ultimately be used throughout the customer's homeowners and commercial claims settlement process to more reliably estimate property claims settlements. Roll-out of the solution will begin immediately and may eventually include their other subsidiary companies and support organizations.
October 21 MDA to provide digital elevation products from RADARSAT-2 to Indonesia
MDA announced today that it has signed a multi-million dollar contract to supply digital elevation products for the Government of Indonesia. MDA will use RADARSAT-2 products to produce the digital elevation products.
October 21 MDA sells non-strategic managed service contracts
MDA announced today that the Company has recently closed on an agreement to sell eleven long-term managed-service contracts for £2,900,000. These contracts operate MDA-delivered solutions that deliver back office service for the provision of land and property data to United Kingdom Local Authorities.
October 20 Attention Business/Financial Editors:
MDA Responds to Bloomberg Report

MDA wishes to clarify a Bloomberg report issued today. The Company has nothing to disclose at this time. As part of its normal practice, MDA continually evaluates strategic alternatives relating to its various businesses to increase shareholder value. Such alternatives may include various merger and acquisition transactions that are considered to be in the best interests of the Company. The Company is not evaluating a sale of its Systems division or any portion thereof.
October 19 MDA to deliver land information to confidential customer
MDA announced today that it has signed a multi-million dollar contract with a confidential customer in the U.S. to provide land cover information, with delivery in 2011.
October 18 MDA expands its home repair cost estimating business
MDA announced today its U.S. subsidiary Marshall & Swift / Boeckh (MSB) has signed contracts with one of the Top 5 U.S. Banks and with two large U.S. home restoration vendors to provide MDA’s web-based information solution to estimate repair costs on residential properties found in foreclosure.
October 14 MDA expands RADARSAT-2 information solution with operational customer
MDA announced today that it has signed two contracts in excess of $3 million (CAD) with Collecte Localisation Satellites (CLS), France, to provide RADARSAT data and ground information solutions.
October 13 MDA's Third Quarter 2010 results conference call alert
MDA plans to release its Third Quarter 2010 financial results at 4:30 p.m. EDT (1:30 p.m. PDT) on Wednesday, October 27, 2010.
October 6 MDA to provide advanced technology solutions to be used by a leading commercial satellite operator
MDA announced today that it has signed a multi-million dollar contract with EADS Astrium to provide three advanced technology solutions that will be integrated into the SES-6 satellite. SES-6 will join the fleet of satellites owned and operated by SES New Skies Satellites B.V., a leading provider of satellite capacity to media, enterprise and government organizations worldwide.
September 30 MDA to provide mobile information solution to US Army
MDA announced today that its U.S. operation, MDA Information Systems, Inc. has been awarded a contract to provide an advanced information solution to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Army Geospatial Center (AGC).
September 23 MDA to extend its services to support Canadarm and the International Space Station
MDA announced today that it has received a $6.4 million (CAD) contract extension from NASA. This extension will continue the sustaining engineering services provided by MDA to support the Space Shuttle Canadarm and its inspection boom, as well as the Robotic Work Station and Berthing Cue on the International Space Station through to December 31, 2010. The contract includes options for an additional $8.6 million (CAD) that could extend through to 2012.
September 22 MDA contracted to develop next generation technologies for space exploration
MDA announced today that it has signed a contract worth $6 million (CAD) with the Canadian Space Agency (CSA) to provide an advanced technology solution for CSA's Exploration Surface Mobility program. As prime contractor, MDA will lead a team that will design, build and test a Mars Exploration and Science Rover (MESR) Prototype.
September 17 MDA delivers advanced technology solution for NASA's Mars Mission
MDA announced today that its US operation, MDA Information Systems, Inc. reached a major milestone with the delivery of their advanced technology solution destined for use on the Mars Science Laboratory (MSL) rover. The $14.5 million (USD) contract with NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory involved four years in the design and development of the solution, and is central to achieving NASA's mission and science goals on the upcoming mission to Mars.
August 23 MDA performs critical inspection of Pickering nuclear reactor
MDA announced today that its robotics solution has successfully inspected critical components inside the Calandria Vault at the Pickering A Nuclear Station.
July 29 MDA reports second quarter 2010 results
MDA today reported financial results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2010. MDA's diversified businesses continue to deliver solid results. Operating earnings¹ per share were $0.83, up 17% compared to $0.71 for the second quarter of last year. GAAP earnings per share were $0.67.
July 27 MDA to provide radar information to the U.S. in supporting maritime navigation
MDA announced today it has signed a contract for $3.8 million (US) under its Indefinite Delivery/Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) agreement with the US National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA).
July 26 MDA extends UAV Service for Australian Defence Forces
MDA announced today that the Australian Defence Force (ADF) has signed a contract amendment to extend its unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) capabilities. Under the amendment, MDA will provide a second year of UAV surveillance operations for the ADF's deployed forces in Afghanistan. The timeframe for this extension is January through December 2011.
July 21 MDA to provide topographic information to Saudi Arabia
MDA announced today that it has been awarded a service contract worth over $8M (US) to provide geographic information to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia's Ministry of Municipal and Rural Affairs (MOMRA) over the next two to three years. This Project is included within a larger scope of mapping projects covering the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
July 20 MDA to provide advanced technology solution for Astra satellites
MDA announced today that it has been awarded a contract in excess of $13 million (CAD) to provide EADS Astrium with four advanced technology solutions that will be integrated into the Astra satellites.
July 16 MDA's Second Quarter 2010 results conference call alert
MDA plans to release its Second Quarter 2010 financial results at 4:30 p.m. Eastern Time (1:30 p.m. Pacific Time) on July 29, 2010.
July 16 MDA completes definitization phase on the communications satellite system for the National Space Agency of Ukraine
MDA announced today that it has received the initial payment due under the $254 million (US) contract for the provision of a communication satellite system to the National Space Agency of Ukraine. The contract value will now be included in MDA's backlog.
June 29 MDA supports leading candidates for future NASA New Frontiers mission
MDA announced today the award of several strategic contracts to develop advanced technology concepts for NASA's New Frontiers Program. NASA’s New Frontiers program will explore the solar system with frequent, medium class spacecraft missions designed to enhance our understanding of the solar system. The program objective is to launch high science return planetary science investigations on an average of one every 36 months. The contracts are funded by the Canadian Space Agency.
June 24 MDA to provide a RADARSAT-2 ground information solution
MDA announced today it has signed a multi-million dollar contract with e-GEOS, a leading provider of satellite services in Europe to provide a RADARSAT ground information solution into their existing ground station in Matera, Italy. The solution includes a RADARSAT-2 and RADARSAT-1 reception and processing capability and grants RADARSAT data distribution rights to e-GEOS for the European Union in support of a variety of maritime and land surveillance applications.
June 16 Further update on RADARSAT Constellation Mission contract
MDA announced today that the Canadian Space Agency has extended its authorization for the Company to continue its work on the Design Phase (Phase C) of the RADARSAT Constellation Mission. This Authorization to Proceed is for $26.4 Million (CAD).
May 31 MDA to support U.S. National Security Programs
MDA announced today that its U.S. operation, MDA Information Systems, Inc. has been awarded several contracts from confidential customers within the past months, totaling over $7 Million (USD). MDA is building advanced technology solutions in support of U.S. National Security Programs, which are slated to be delivered in 2010 and 2011.
May 20 Suspension of the HIPs Program
MDA announced today that the Government of the United Kingdom has announced the suspension of the Home Information Pack (HIP) legislation. HIPs have been suspended with immediate effect, pending legislation for a permanent solution. This means that obtaining a HIP will no longer be mandatory when a home owner decides to put his or her home on the market.
May 18 MDA extends surveillance service to Canadian Forces in Afghanistan
MDA announced today that it has signed a contract amendment with Public Works and Government Services Canada (PWGSC). Under this amendment Canada exercised its first option to extend by six months the operation of MDA's long endurance Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) surveillance solution currently supporting the Canadian Forces in Afghanistan. The timeframe for this extension is January through June 2011.
May 18 MDA receives additional follow-on contracts from the Federal Aviation Administration to continue modernization of flight route design solution
MDA announced today that it has received follow-on contracts valued at over $6.8 Million (USD) from the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to provide additional upgrades to the Instrument Procedure Development System (IPDS).
May 13 MDA to provide further advanced technology solutions for continued use of the International Space Station
MDA announced today that it will provide advanced technology solutions for on-going operations of the International Space Station (ISS). These solutions will continue MDA's role in providing essential solutions for the on-going utilization of the ISS.
May 10 MDA to provide advanced technology solution for Internet services
MDA announced today that it has signed a contract in excess of $10 million (USD) with Orbital Sciences Corporation (OSC) to provide an advanced technology solution. The solution will be integrated into the HYLAS 2 satellite being built for Avanti Communications Group Plc.
May 5 MDA reports first quarter 2010 results
MDA today reported financial results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2010. Operating earnings¹ per diluted share increased by 40% to $0.81 this quarter compared to $0.58 for the same period of last year. Net earnings on a GAAP basis were $29 million, or $0.71 per diluted share, compared to $24 million, or $0.60 per diluted share, for the same period of last year.
May 3 MDA's First Quarter 2010 results conference call alert
MDA plans to release its First Quarter 2010 financial results at 4:30 p.m. EDT (1:30 p.m. PDT) on May 5, 2010. Daniel Friedmann, president and CEO, and Anil Wirasekara, executive vice president and CFO, will host an earnings conference call and webcast that day.
April 22 MDA's First Quarter 2010 results conference call alert and Annual General Meeting
MDA plans to release its First Quarter 2010 financial results at 4:30 p.m. EDT (1:30 p.m. PDT) on May 5, 2010.
March 25 MDA announces strategic agreement with Vertafore in Insurance sector
MDA announced today that its US subsidiary Marshall & Swift / Boeckh (MSB), the leading provider of building cost data and estimating technology to US property insurance carriers, has entered into a strategic partnership agreement with Vertafore, a leading provider of software and information to insurance distribution channels.
March 24 MDA partners with UK Land Registry to offer advanced information solution for commercial developments
MDA announced today a new service provided in partnership with the UK Land Registry. Based on information supplied by the Land Registry and multiple other sources, MDA will offer commercial property developers and other stakeholders ongoing electronic access to a complete suite of property-related information and tools, covering all the individual properties in a commercial development area.
March 18 MDA reports fourth quarter and full year 2009 results
MDA today reported financial results for the fourth quarter and year ended December 31, 2009. MDA posted net earnings this quarter of $30 million, or $0.74 per diluted share, compared to $8.8 million, or $0.22 per diluted share, for the same period of last year. For the year, net earnings increased to $108 million ($2.67 per diluted share) from $48 million ($1.19 per diluted share) for last year.
March 17 RADARSAT Constellation Mission contract update
MDA announced today that the Canadian Space Agency has authorized the Company to start the design phase (Phase C) of the RADARSAT Constellation Mission. This authorization is limited to $11.8 million (CAD) and is expected to be completed by June 11, 2010.
March 4 MDA's Fourth Quarter and Year End 2009 results conference call alert
MDA plans to release its Fourth Quarter and Year End 2009 financial results at 4:30 p.m. Eastern Time (1:30 p.m. Pacific Time) on Thursday, March 18, 2010.
February 3 MDA continues to develop Russian market
MDA announced today that it has signed a contract in excess of $15 million (USD) with the Russian Radio Research and Development Institute (NIIR) to provide an advanced technology solution for the Lutch-M meteorological satellite. The Russian Federal Service on Hydrometeorology and Environmental Control will use the satellite for monitoring weather patterns over Russia.
February 3 MDA wins a further contract for AM5 and AM6 with Russia
MDA announced today that it has signed a contract in excess of $45 million (USD) with the Russian Radio Research and Development Institute (NIIR).
January 19 MDA contract will enable robotic capture and mating of Orbital's Cygnus™ Cargo Delivery Spacecraft to the ISS
MDA announced today that it has received a $2.4M (USD) contract from Orbital Sciences Corporation (NYSE: ORB) to provide a critical interface that will enable capture and mating of the Cygnus™ cargo delivery spacecraft to the International Space Station (ISS). The contract also contains an option to purchase additional units for follow-on operational missions worth at least $4.0M (USD).
January 11 MDA's surveillance service for the Royal Australian Air Force is now operational
MDA announced today that MDA has conducted its first Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) flight for the Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) - four months after contract award. Flight operations are now officially underway from the Kandahar Airfield in Afghanistan. The service will support Australian forces by providing critically important intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance information directly to ground commanders in real time.
January 11 MDA to supply RADARSAT-2 based information solution for an international customer
MDA announced today it has signed a contract in excess of $7 million (CAD) with a confidential international customer. MDA will use RADARSAT-2 data to produce advanced derived information to support the customer's requirements.
January 6 MDA's advanced technology solution to support O3b communication satellite network
MDA announced today that it has received a contract valued in excess of €15 million ($22.5 million CAD) from Thales Alenia Space to provide a number of advanced technology solutions. The solutions will be used for eight Medium Earth Orbit communication satellites that are being designed and manufactured for O3b Limited.
January 5 MDA to provide advanced technology solutions for network and media services
MDA announced today it has signed a multi-million dollar contract with Boeing Satellite and Intelligence Systems, Inc. (Boeing). MDA will deliver four advanced technology solutions with the potential opportunity to supply twelve additional units. The first four units will fly on a Boeing 702B satellite.