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

MDA is active in two principal markets:

  • Communications: MDA offers space-based solutions for cost-efficient global delivery of direct-to-home television, satellite radio, broadband internet, and mobile communications
  • Surveillance and Intelligence: MDA offers end-to-end solutions to monitor and manage changes and activities worldwide

MDA's established global customer base is served by more than 4,800 employees operating from 15 locations  in the United States, Canada, and internationally.

MDA's Surveillance and Intelligence Solutions develops information systems for military, civilian, and commercial customers and provides geostationary commercial satellites that are compatible with powerful and complex satellites and spacecraft systems. MDA's customers include Space Agencies, Defence Departments, Civil Departments, Intelligence Agencies, Aerospace Prime Contractors, Aviation Authorities, Imaging Satellite Services Operators, Oil & Gas Companies, etc. The Company is a world-class supplier of space-based and airborne surveillance solutions, satellite ground stations, and associated geospatial information services.

MDA has been providing unique Canadian solutions for the Royal Canadian Navy over two decades, developing sophisticated electronics, real-time signal processing and large-scale software projects in Canada.