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MDA to provide operational support to Canada’s maritime surveillance system

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MDA broad maritime surveillance to assist Canadian force

Canada: MDA has signed a five-year contract with Canada’s Department of National Defence (DND), including one base year and five renewals. MDA will provide its operational support that includes the use of east and west coast coast RADARSAT-2 ground systems for the DND Polar Epsilon Near Real-Time Ship Detection (NRTSD) system.

The NRSTD system is a broad surveillance system, delivering all weather maritime information about Canada’s Arctic, Atlantic and Pacific Oceans. It includes global high resolution surveillance capabilities that will support Canadian defense forces.

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. MDA’s established global customer base is served by more than 4,800 employees operating from 15 locations in the United States, Canada, and internationally. The Company’s common shares trade on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the symbol TSX:MDA