July 29 MDA to Play Key Role in Government of Canada-funded Network to Advance Artificial Intelligence Technologies for Agriculture
June 12 MDA, a Maxar company, announces successful launch of Canada's RADARSAT Constellation Mission
MDA today announced that the three RADARSAT Constellation Mission (RCM) satellites developed by MDA for the Canadian Space Agency are performing according to plan.
May 10 MDA Awarded Canadian Government Contract to Deliver Search and Rescue Repeaters for Satellites
MDA has been awarded an initial contract value of CAD $39 million with Public Services and Procurement Canada. The initial contract includes the development and manufacturing of 10 flight-ready Search and Rescue/Global Positioning System (SAR/GPS) repeaters to be launched on the U.S. Air Forces GPS III satellites, as well as several automated test systems and simulators.
April 1 Maxar Technologies' MDA to Provide Design Services for the Electronic Warfare Suite for the Canadian Surface Combatant
MDA today announced that it has signed a CAD $4 million contract with Lockheed Martin Canada for the initial phase of design work for the Canadian Surface Combatant (CSC) ship's Electronic Warfare system. Lockheed Martin Canada was selected as the winning bidder for the CSC program by Irving Shipbuilding. Irving Shipbuilding is the CSC Prime Contractor and will build 15 ships at Halifax Shipyard.
February 26 Maxar Technologies' MDA Aids Preservation of Indonesian Rainforest with its RADARSAT-2-Powered Forest Alert Service
MDA today announced that its Forest Alert Service (FAS) space-based capabilities have enabled Asia Pulp & Paper's (APP) pulpwood suppliers to more strategically monitor forest cover loss in conservation areas and meet their commitment to stakeholders that conservation forest areas were not cleared in connection with the production of their products. In less than three years since MDA began providing the monitoring service, APP reports the losses of natural forest cover in their suppliers' forest concessions has dropped from between 5-6 percent to just 0.06 percent in the conservation area of more than 600,000 hectares, demonstrating APP's commitment to responsible forest management.
February 25 Maxar Technologies' MDA supports FIRST Robotics Canada with $50,000 Gold-Level Sponsorship
MDA today announced that it has partnered with FIRST Robotics Canada as a gold sponsor of the robotics competition Destination: Deep Space. In an epic space adventure of innovation with a build time of only six weeks, high school students collaborate in teams to engineer and program robots to compete across Canada. The competitions combine the excitement of a championship sporting event with the practical application of science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) with mentorship from industry experts.
February 8 MDA Selected for Design Phase of Canadian Surface Combatant Program
MDA today announced that Canada's Combat Ship Team was selected for the design contract for Canada's Surface Combatant (CSC) ships. As a core member of the design team, MDA's primary role will be to design the Electronic Warfare suite system for the CSC program.