RICHMOND, B.C., 15 April 2013. MacDonald, Dettwiler, and Associates Ltd. (MDA; TSX:MDA), a global communications and information company, won an $8.3 million (Canadian) contract with Canada's Department of National Defence (DND), extending its operational support of DND's Automated Airline Hosting and Aircraft Tasking System (AAHATS).
AAHATS provides a passenger booking and aircraft scheduling service for the Canadian Forces for five years at six locations in Canada. The contract includes four one-year options, totaling $8 million, to extend the support.
MDA has provided support for AAHATS since 1995 and its original delivery of the system to DND.