MDA completes strategic acquisition of Advanced Systems

MDA MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates Ltd., a communications and information company, has announced that it has closed the acquisition of Advanced Systems, a line of business from General Dynamics Advanced Information Systems, Inc., originally announced last July. This business will become part of MDA Information Systems LLC.

Located near Detroit, MI, the Advanced Systems business has approximately 170 employees and generates annual revenues of approximately US $40 million. The business has more than 50 years of in-depth experience in development and application of radar and other information sensors for the U.S. Government. This unique capability is expected to strengthen the company’s ability to pursue future opportunities in the U.S. market.

MDA is a global communications and information company providing operational solutions to commercial and government organizations worldwide. Its 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.