Electronic Products & Technology


MDA to provide communication subsystem

MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates Ltd., Vancouver, a global communications and information company, announced that it has signed a contract valued in excess of $7-million with Airbus Defence and Space to provide a communication antenna subsystem to be integrated into the Inmarsat-6 mobile communication satellites. MDA announced an earlier contract for similar work in March 2016.

MDA’s antenna solutions cover a wide range of requirements to address single and multi-satellite programs in commercial, space, military and airborne markets. MDA’s proven and patented design allows antenna movement in very fine increments which increases the flexibility and performance of the satellite.

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, primarily in the Communications sector and the Surveillance and Intelligence sector. In addition, the Company conducts a significant amount of advanced technology development.