MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates Ltd or MDA announced today that it has signed a contract worth $16 million with the Royal Canadian Navy to provide in-service support for training and maintenance of the Victoria-class Trainers located at CFB Halifax.
Contributing directly to Canada's domestic security capability, the submarines also support Canadian Arctic and maritime sovereignty. The contract is for a four-year duration, with options for an additional two years.
The use of training simulators improves safety decision-making skills during realistic mission scenarios, in a cost-effective and timely manner. MDA has been providing in-service training and maintenance support on the Victoria-class Trainers since 2009.
Don Osborne, the vice president responsible for this business said, "MDA is pleased to have been selected as the winning bidder for this contract. We look forward to continuing our work with the Royal Canadian Navy. In-service support and training systems were identified in the Jenkins report as Key Industrial Capabilities for Canada, and MDA, as a Canadian company, is proud to provide this service to DND."
MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates (MDA) Ltd has signed a five-year contract with Defence Research and Development Canada (DRDC) to apply research expertise in hyperspectral imaging and data analysis. This initiative will help develop and validate airborne and ground-based hyperspectral imaging capabilities in ultraviolet, visible near-infrared and low-wave infrared spectral ranges
Rheinmetall recently signed a licence agreement with the Canadian government, General Dynamics Ordnance and Tactical Systems–Canada to produce Omnitrap decoy ammunition for the Canadian Navy. Signed at the recent CANSEC show in May 2016, the contract is worth a mid-range eight-figure euro amount with thirty-year agreement term
Venturi is being awarded a $51million contract for advisory and assistance services for logistics support to the US Missile Defense Agency's (MDA) technical, engineering, advisory and management support. This contract will support development, implementation, sustainment, and assessment of logistics processes, procedures, plans and policies to support and sustain the Ballistic Missile Defense System throughout the acquisition life cycle, US Department of Defense said in a statement Monday
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