September 10 MDA to deliver mission-critical SAR information for maritime surveillance
MDA, a Maxar Technologies company (formerly MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates Ltd.), (NYSE: MAXR) (TSX: MAXR), today announced that it has signed a multi-million dollar contract with the South African National Space Agency (SANSA) for a one-year maritime surveillance program that includes the delivery of synthetic aperture radar (SAR) data products from the RADARSAT-2 satellite, using MDA's global network of ground receiving stations. The contract includes two additional option years.
September 7 MDA's satellite antennas and subsystems to expand access in two tele-communications programs
MDA, a Maxar Technologies company, reinforced its position as the leading provider of satellite antennas with over five decades of successful deployments in demanding environments, by signing two multi-million dollar contracts with Airbus.
August 29 MDA to deliver SAR information for mission-critical support
MDA, a Maxar Technologies company (formerly MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates Ltd.), (NYSE: MAXR) (TSX: MAXR), today announced that it has signed a five-year agreement with an undisclosed customer, to provide broad area land and maritime surveillance imagery from MDA's RADARSAT-2 synthetic aperture radar (SAR) satellite in support of a global defence and security mission. The agreement is for an initial period of two years with an estimated value of CA$10 million per year, and three additional option years. In May 2013, MDA announced a related agreement for the supply of space-based radar surveillance and intelligence information.
August 14 Group President of Maxar's MDA outlines opportunities, challenges for Canada's next role in space
Canada's role and potential involvement in the growing new space economy requires a commitment from the Government of Canada for a new space strategy, the Group President of MDA, a Maxar company, said in a speech to the Aerospace, Defence and Security Expo.
July 27 Maxar Technologies' MDA appoints Michael Rack President, MDA Commercial to Lead Space Systems Product Growth in the New Space Economy
MDA, today announced the appointment of Michael Rack to serve as President of the newly-created MDA Commercial division beginning September 24, 2018.
July 18 Maxar Technologies' MDA to provide mission-critical sensors for the SPACE DRONE™ on-orbit servicing spacecraft built by UK's Effective Space
MDA, a Maxar Technologies company (formerly MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates Ltd.), (NYSE: MAXR) (TSX: MAXR), today announced that a contract was signed between its recently acquired Neptec UK Ltd. (Neptec) company and Effective Space, the UK company pioneering last-mile logistics in space, for the supply of a space flight LIDAR and infrared camera for its on-orbit servicing SPACE DRONE™ spacecraft.
July 18 Maxar's MDA brings world-leading space robotics and sensor capabilities to the United Kingdom
MDA, a Maxar Technologies company (formerly MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates Ltd.), (NYSE: MAXR) (TSX: MAXR), today announced it has received a commitment from the UK Space Agency (UKSA) to develop leading edge space robotics capabilities in the United Kingdom.
July 16 Maxar Technologies' MDA Announces Acquisition of Neptec Design Group, a Leading Space Sensors Company in Canada and the United Kingdom
Reinforces Maxars commitment to growth and geographic expansion

MDA expands its position as world leader in space robotics and sensors
MDA, a Maxar Technologies company (formerly MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates Ltd.), (NYSE: MAXR; TSX: MAXR), announced today it has acquired Neptec Design Group Ltd. (Neptec), the leading electro-optical and electro-mechanical systems and high-performance intelligent Light Detection and Ranging (LIDAR) company for CA$42 million, comprised of approximately CA$8 million in cash and the balance in Maxar common shares.
June 28 Maxar's MDA-built robotic hand enroute to International Space Station
MDA, a Maxar Technologies company, is pleased that a Latching End Effector (LEE) recently refurbished for the Canadian Space Agency, and using expertise that spans two of MDA's Canadian facilities, is planned to fly to the International Space Station (ISS) on a SpaceX Dragon launch vehicle on June 29 to serve as an onboard spare. LEEs are components carried on each end of Canadarm2, on one end of Dextre, and on the Mobile Servicing System. LEEs allow the robots to capture and hold on to objects, or sections of the ISS exterior. Another LEE that returns to Earth for refurbishment later in 2018 provided 17 years of successful operational service in the hostile space environment.
June 12 Maxar Technologies' MDA Appoints Chris Pogue as President of MDA Government to Drive Sustained Growth and Increase Profitability
MDA, today announced the appointment of Chris Pogue to serve as President of the newly created division, MDA Government. In addition, MDA has announced an organizational shift to better align with the market and customers' needs.
June 7 MDA's satellite subsystems support innovative communications technologies in space
MDA, a Maxar Technologies company (formerly MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates Ltd.), (NYSE: MAXR; TSX: MAXR), announced today that it has signed a multi-million dollar contract with OHB System AG (OHB) to provide fine pointing for solar arrays and tracking antennas for the Heinrich Hertz communications satellite. MDA's innovative subsystems have a high level of functional integration, which optimizes mass and volume, and provides the satellite with more significant cost savings. The satellite will employ MDA's innovative subsystem to continuously position the solar arrays as well as the satellites pointing and tracking antennas.
May 30 Maxar's MDA drives innovation in support of Canadian Government space activities
Company will develop new space technologies under new contracts totalling more than $4M CAD

MDA applauds remarks made by the Honourable Navdeep Bains, Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development during his May 25 announcement of new investments in innovative Canadian space technologies at MDA's Montreal facility. Minister Bains announced the award of more than $26.7 million CAD in contracts to 33 Canadian companies, of which MDA received five contracts totaling more than $4 million CAD.
May 1 MDA and Nanowave join forces to produce an innovative radar transceiver payload
MDA, a Maxar Technologies company (formerly MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates Ltd.), (NYSE: MAXR; TSX: MAXR), today announced that it has signed a multi-million dollar contract with Nanowave Technologies Inc., a designer and manufacturer of advanced microwave, millimeter-wave and electro-optic multi-function modules and subsystems. MDA will provide satellite components in addition to engineering support to integrate and test a Nanowave radar transceiver satellite payload. Radar transceivers provide the capability to transmit and receive radio frequency signals between the ground and space for imaging.
March 26 MDA to provide RADARSAT-2 information to meet critical and complex challenges for land and maritime monitoring
MDA, a Maxar Technologies company (formerly MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates Ltd.), announced today it has recently signed multiple geospatial-related contracts based on RADARSAT-2 satellite information.
February 22 Maxar Technologies reports fourth quarter and year end 2017 results
Maxar Technologies today reported financial results for the fourth quarter and year end December 31, 2017.
February 15 Maxar Technologies' MDA to provide next generation optical communication payload design for Airbus' SpaceDataHighway
MDA announced today that it has signed a contract valued at approximately CA$4 million with Airbus for design studies dedicated to the optical data relay payload of the third SpaceDataHighway satellite. During this phase, MDA will define the preliminary design of the EDRS-D optical data relay payload. MDA will assess advanced technology, and define innovative solutions to equip the EDRS-D optical data relay payload with enhanced capacity, security, and flexibility.
February 13 Maxar Technologies' MDA to provide innovative industry leading technology for unmanned aircraft systems to the Royal Canadian Navy
MDA, a Maxar Technologies company (formerly MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates Ltd.), (NYSE: MAXR; TSX: MAXR), announced today that it has signed a contract valued at approximately CA$8 million with Canada's Department of National Defence (DND) to provide Maritime Miniature Unmanned Aircraft Systems (MMUAS). The contract also includes services to support training, resource and equipment development activities and development and validation of naval tactics and new capability development. The MMUAS will play a critical role by extending the reach of the communication and sensor capability over contentious or hostile areas during maritime security operations.
February 9 Maxar Technologies MDA extends industry leadership in unmanned airborne systems for surveillance and intelligence services
MDA, a Maxar Technologies company (formerly MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates Ltd.), (NYSE: MAXR; TSX: MAXR), announced today that it has signed a contract with an unnamed international customer. MDA will provide turnkey, unmanned aircraft system (UAS) surveillance services. The contract includes options for additional years.
January 22 MDA selected to study alternatives to protect Canadian space assets
MDA today announced that it has been awarded a contract by Public Service Procurement Canada on behalf of the Defence Research and Development Canada, under the Space Operations program within the Joint Force Development portfolio, to develop a Threat Detection and Early Warning System to provide protection for Canadian space-based assets. The contract is for the study, concepts and research and development phases which could lead to MDA pursuing subsequent phases of technology demonstration and technology pilot.
January 3 Maxar Technologies appoints Mike Greenley as Group President of MDA, one of Canada's most innovative technology companies
Maxar Technologies today announced the appointment of Mike Greenley to serve as Group President of MDA, a Maxar Technologies company with internationally recognized leadership in space robotics, satellite antennas and subsystems, surveillance and intelligence solutions, and defense and maritime systems.