Canada: The San Francisco-based subsidiary company of MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates Ltd., SSL MDA Holdings, has signed the Security Control Agreement with the U.S. Department of Defense. The agreement marks an important step in the process to position the company to more effectively pursue the U.S. Government space and defense markets.
The Company will now pursue facility security clearance for its operations in Palo Alto, CA to fully execute the Company’s broader U.S. growth strategy.
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 “MDA.”