Apr 18, 2013

MDA Extends Support Contract with Canada’s Department of National Defense

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[Satellite TODAY 04-12-13] MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates has signed a CA$8.3 million contract with Canada’s Department of National Defense (DND) to extend its operational support of DND’s Automated Airline Hosting and Aircraft Tasking System (AAHATS).

MDA has been providing support for AAHATS since 1995 when the Company originally delivered the system to DND. AAHATS provides a passenger booking and aircraft scheduling service for the Canadian Forces for five years at six locations in Canada. The contract includes four one-year options to extend the support, with a total anticipated value of the options at CA$8 million.