Thu. Dec 7th, 2023
MDA Initiates Work on a New Digital Satellite Constellation

MDA Ltd. has received an Authorization to Proceed (ATP) contract from an undisclosed customer to begin work on a new Non-Geostationary Orbit (NGSO) satellite constellation. The ATP contract is valued at approximately $180 million and will involve engineering and programmatic activities, as well as the procurement of long-lead items.

The complete constellation is expected to be worth at least $750 million and will consist of a minimum of 36 MDA software-defined digital satellites. MDA, as the prime contractor, is anticipating the definitive contract for the full constellation to be finalized in 2024.

This development will contribute to MDA’s backlog in the fourth quarter of fiscal 2023.

MDA Ltd. is a leading provider of advanced technology and services to the global space industry. With over 50 years of experience, MDA is known for its innovation in robotics, satellite systems, and geointelligence. The company employs more than 2,900 people across Canada, the US, and the UK.

MDA aims to advance space exploration, enhance Earth observation, and improve global communication. Their expertise allows them to push boundaries, tackle challenges, and create lasting solutions that have a positive impact on the world.

Please note that this information is based on forward-looking statements and is subject to various risks and uncertainties. MDA does not undertake any obligation to update this information unless required by law.

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