RICHMOND, BC --- MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates Ltd., a provider of essential information solutions, announced today that it has signed a contract in excess of CA$100 million with Israel Aerospace Industries Ltd. to supply the communications payload solution for the AMOS-6 satellite to be launched in 2015. In June 2012, MDA announced it had started work on this contract under an Authorization To Proceed.
MDA is a unique 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 5,000 employees operating from 18 offices located in the United States , Canada , and internationally.
Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) is one of Israel's leading technological-industrial companies with around 16,500 employees, and generates annual sales of approximately US$3.3 billion. The Company has gained worldwide recognition as the leader in the development of aviation and aerospace technology in the military and civilian markets alike.
IAI provides Israel Defense Forces (IDF) and its foreign customers with unique, high-quality technological solutions that meet a wide range of needs on the ground, in the sea, in the air, in space and in the field of homeland security.