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MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates (also known as MDA) is a company that develops and delivers surveillance and intelligence solutions. It offers defense and maritime systems, radar geospatial imagery, space robotics, satellite antennas, and communication subsystems. The company serves customers in the international government and commercial sectors.

TypePrivate
Founded1969
HQBrampton, CA
Websitemda.space
Employee Ratings3.6

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Employees (est.) (Jun 2021)3,556(+2%)
Revenue (FY, 2020)$411.5 M(-15%)
Cybersecurity ratingBMore

Key People/Management at MDA

Mike Greenley

Mike Greenley

Chief Executive Officer
Cameron Ower

Cameron Ower

Chief Technology Officer
Tim Kopra

Tim Kopra

Vice President, Robotics & Space Operations
Joanna Boshouwers

Joanna Boshouwers

Vice President, Satellite Systems
Margaret Bailey

Margaret Bailey

Vice President, Human Resources
Martin Herman

Martin Herman

Vice President, Legal & General Counsel
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MDA Office Locations

MDA has offices in Brampton, Dartmouth, Ottawa, Richmond and in 2 other locations
Brampton, CA (HQ)
9445 Airport Rd
Dartmouth, CA
Windmill Place No. 1, 1000 Windmill Rd #60
Ottawa, CA
302 Legget Dr, Kanata
Ottawa, CA
57 Auriga Dr #201, Nepean
Richmond, CA
13800 Commerce Pkwy
Sainte-Anne-de-Bellevue, CA
21025 Route Transcanadienne
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MDA Financials and Metrics

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Founding Date

1969

Time since last funding

a year ago

MDA investors

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MDA Revenue

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MDA's revenue was reported to be $411.5 m in FY, 2020 which is a 15.6% decrease from the previous period.
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Revenue (FY, 2020)

411.5m

Revenue growth (FY, 2019 - FY, 2020), %

(15.6%)

Gross profit (FY, 2020)

74.8m

Gross profit margin (FY, 2020), %

18.2%

Net income (FY, 2020)

(36.2m)

EBITDA (FY, 2020)

163.3m

EBIT (FY, 2020)

400.0k
USDFY, 2018FY, 2019FY, 2020

Revenue

547.3m487.5m411.5m

Revenue growth, %

(11%)(16%)

Cost of goods sold

323.7m316.4m336.7m

Gross profit

223.6m171.1m74.8m
USDFY, 2018FY, 2019FY, 2020

Current Assets

301.8m400.0m327.7m

Total Assets

642.0m723.5m1.5b

Current Liabilities

226.5m251.8m242.4m

Non-Current Liabilities

65.5m61.6m755.4m
USDFY, 2018FY, 2019FY, 2020

Net Income

11.8m22.3m62.0m

Cash From Operating Activities

71.9m104.4m70.4m

Cash From Investing Activities

(26.2m)(9.0m)(1.0b)

Cash From Financing Activities

(35.2m)(55.7m)961.0m
USDFY, 2018

Financial Leverage

8.5 x
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MDA Operating Metrics

Apr, 2021

Patent Applications (US)

3

Patents (US)

5
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MDA Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Company NameDateDeal Size
MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates Inc

MDA Revenue Breakdown

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MDA revenue breakdown by business segment: 44.8% from Geointelligence, 28.0% from Robotics & Space Operations and 27.1% from Satellite Systems

MDA Cybersecurity Score

Cybersecurity ratingPremium dataset

B

85/100

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MDA News and Updates

Competition will speed up fielding timeline for missile defense interceptor, MDA boss says

By maintaining competition between two teams to develop the Next-Generation Interceptor, the Pentagon could field them early than planned, says the Missile Defense Agency director.

Competition will speed up timeline to field next-gen homeland missile defense interceptor, MDA director says

By maintaining competition between two teams to develop the Next-Generation Interceptor, the Pentagon could field them early than planned, the Missile Defense Agency director said.

Space Tech Firm MDA Raises $320 Million in Canadian IPO Miss

Space Tech Firm MDA Raises $320 Million in Canadian IPO Miss

MDA files to go public

Canadian space technology company MDA Ltd. filed paperwork March 22 for an initial public offering of stock, raising funding to pay down its debt and invest in new projects. SpaceNews

Sarepta Therapeutics to Present Results from its Gene Therapy and RNA Platforms at the 2021 Annual MDA Clinical and Scientific Conference

-- Ten abstracts, including four podium presentations, reflect Sarepta’s ongoing commitment to advancing genetic medicine for rare neuromuscular disease and facilitating greater understanding of these devastating conditions -- CAMBRIDGE, Mass., March 15, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Sarepta Therapeuti…

MDA says Alaska-based missile defense radar will be operational in 2021

The Air Force's powerful radar being built in Alaska that will be able to detect and track ballistic and hypersonic is on track to reach initial operational capability by the end of 2021, according...
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MDA Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was MDA founded?

    MDA was founded in 1969.

  • Who are MDA key executives?

    MDA's key executives are Mike Greenley, Cameron Ower and Tim Kopra.

  • How many employees does MDA have?

    MDA has 3,556 employees.

  • What is MDA revenue?

    Latest MDA annual revenue is $411.5 m.

  • What is MDA revenue per employee?

    Latest MDA revenue per employee is $115.7 k.

  • Who are MDA competitors?

    Competitors of MDA include Ultra Electronics Maritime, Scientific Research and ELTA Systems.

  • Where is MDA headquarters?

    MDA headquarters is located at 9445 Airport Rd, Brampton.

  • Where are MDA offices?

    MDA has offices in Brampton, Dartmouth, Ottawa, Richmond and in 2 other locations.

  • How many offices does MDA have?

    MDA has 7 offices.