June 28, 2022

Mike Greenley, president of MDA, speaks in Montreal, on Feb. 18, 2021.Paul Chiasson/The Canadian Press

MDA Ltd. MDA-T says it has gained a $269-million contract from the Canadian House Company for the subsequent part of the Canadarm 3 program.

The settlement for Section B of this system will see MDA full the preliminary design of the robotics system.

Canadarm 3 is a part of the NASA-led Gateway undertaking to determine an area station in lunar orbit.

MDA says it will likely be a extremely autonomous system able to sustaining itself and making choices with minimal human intervention.

The contract follows MDA’s completion of Section 0 and Section A, which established the technical necessities wanted for the system.

MDA says the design work is predicted to be accomplished over the subsequent 17 months.

“That is one other essential milestone for MDA that demonstrates our potential to execute within the quickly accelerating international house economic system and additional reinforces our position as a worldwide chief in robotics and house operations,” MDA chief govt Mike Greenley stated in an announcement.

“MDA now intends to leverage its world-class engineering capabilities, mission experience, and cutting-edge Canadarm3 know-how with an eye fixed in direction of commercializing house robotics merchandise within the years forward.”

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