MacDonald, Dettwiler & Associates Ltd.
MacDonald, Dettwiler & Associates Ltd. is a global communications and information company, providing operational solutions to commercial and government organizations worldwide. The company operates its business through two segments: Communications and Surveillance & Intelligence. The Communications operations segment provides complete communications satellite solutions, satellite payloads, antenna and electronic subsystems, spacecraft subsystems and hosted payloads for commercial and government customers worldwide. The Surveillance & Intelligence segment provides turnkey solutions developed around proprietary and purchased technologies and services, tailored to meet the operational requirements of military, civilian, and commercial customers worldwide. MacDonald, Dettwiler & Associates was founded by John S. MacDonald and Werner Dettwiler on February 3, 1969 and is headquartered in Richmond, Canada.