Recently in the MDA Category

Space Systems/Loral (SSL), a leading provider of commercial satellites, today announced today announced that it has been selected to provide a communications satellite to Intelsat S.A., the world's leading provider of satellite services. With expansive coverage of the Western hemisphere Intelsat 34 is the 50th satellite SSL will provide to Intelsat.

MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates Ltd., a global communications and information company, announced today that it has signed a contract with the Canadian Space Agency valued at CA$81 million (excluding GST/PST) to provide sustaining engineering and operational support for its robotic elements on the International Space Station (ISS) through December 2015.

In an effort to reduce outstanding bank indebtedness and provide additional capital for future growth opportunities MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates Ltd. (MDA), who recently closed the acquisition of Space Systems/Loral (SS/L), will issue 3,605,000 MDA common shares.

Late last Friday MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates Ltd. (MDA) announced it had formally closed the deal to acquire Space Systems/Loral (SS/L) after it had received regulatory approval and secured the necessary financing. MDA announced in their quarterly call yesterday that on the same day of the closing it had been contacted by the Canadian government with a request for proposal for the build phase, Phase D, for the oft-delayed RADARSAT Constellation Mission.