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MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates Ltd. (MDA) was incorporated in 1969 by two British Columbia entrepreneurs, John MacDonald, and Werner Dettwiler with the objective of providing innovative electronic solutions for complex customer requirements. Over the past four decades MDA has created a highly skilled organization that provides advanced information solutions which capture and process vast amounts of data, produce essential information, and improve the decision making and operational performance of business and government organizations worldwide. The Company delivers a broad spectrum of information solutions including complex operational systems, tailored information services and electronic information products. The Company operates through two reporting segments: Information Products and Information Systems and employs over 3,200 people through offices in the United States, the United Kingdom, and Canada.
MDA's operational information solutions address all aspects of the complex information life cycle including data collection, data processing and management, information extraction, information distribution, and ultimately decision making. MDA is which has an Engineering Services group in Houston, and a robotics group, Alliance Space Systems in both California and Colorado.
MDA Federal Inc. (formerly Earth Satellite Corporation, founded in 1969) is the USA portion of MDA Corporation and is the U.S. operation of MDA Geospatial Services. Our success is due in part to a corporate commitment to employing scientists who are first and foremost experts in the natural phenomena of their chosen disciplines. One cannot be a high tech geologist at MDA until first being a very good geologist. The instruments do not make the musician. When you hire MDA, you are hiring people who understand natural phenomena and processes, and who are also skilled in the use of a variety of space age technologies.
MDA Information Systems, Inc., of Rockville, Maryland, is the leading provider of integrated GIS and remote sensing solutions to federal, state and local agencies, international organizations, and private companies. Established in 1969, MDA Federal Inc. specializes in all-source satellite image processing (orthorectification, multi-resolution merging, mosaicking, digital printing), GIS applications, feature extraction, landcover mapping, change detection, weather forecasting, crop monitoring, geological interpretation, hyperspectral applications, and the continuous monitoring of Earth's resources.
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