MDA to provide communication subsystem

Boeing 702MP 112MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates Ltd. (“MDA” or the “Company”), a global communications and information company based in British Columbia, Canada, announced on January 13 that it has signed a contract valued at US$5.2 million to provide a communication antenna subsystem to The Boeing Company to be installed on the Boeing 702MP satellite platform for an undisclosed customer.

Introduced in 2009, Boeing’s 702MP spacecraft is designed for customers seeking satellites in the middle-level power ranges. It has a flexible design that supports payloads from six to 12 kilowatts.

SOURCE MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates Ltd.