MacDonald , Dettwiler and Associates Ltd. ("MDA" or the "Company") ( TSX:MDA ), a global communications and information company, today announced that it has signed contract amendments totalling CA$3.3 million with three existing long-term RADARSAT-2 customers. These customers use the RADARSAT information for flood, ice, environmental and agriculture monitoring, disaster, natural resource management and maritime surveillance.
The RADARSAT-2 satellite has global high-resolution surveillance capabilities that include a large collection capacity and high accuracy. The satellite acquires data regardless of light or weather condition, provides frequent re-visit imaging options, and is supported by ground receiving stations that provide near real-time information delivery services. This versatility makes RADARSAT-2 a reliable source for a broad spectrum of applications.
Source: MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates Ltd.
Date: Jun 26, 2015