Opens $920 million opportunity to accelerate innovation at NGA over next 10 years
HERNDON, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Radiant Solutions, a Maxar Technologies company (formerly MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates Ltd.) (NYSE and TSX: MAXR), has been selected by the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA) to become a prime contractor for its Janus Geography program. Radiant Solutions leads a team of more than 25 industry and university partners with proven production capacity and innovation to provide content management of topographic and human geography data from a variety of sources. The contract has a potential 10-year period of performance worth as much as $920 million and validates Radiant Solutions’ trusted partnership with NGA as well as the value our commercial mindset delivers to solving our customers’ challenges.
Janus Geography will provide NGA with near real-time access to commercially created geospatial data, enriched content and community-sourced information in a cost-effective manner to improve decision-making timelines. The NGA awarded the contract to bidding entity MDA Information Systems, LLC, now part of Radiant Solutions, which through its legacy organizations has provided innovative data-production capabilities to NGA as a subcontractor since 1999. This is Radiant Solutions’ first prime contract award for Foundation GEOINT Content Management Services.
Janus Geography represents a new and improved way of doing business with the NGA that enables industry partners to deliver innovative solutions that meet government responsiveness and readiness requirements through a more dynamic procurement process. An industry leader and catalyst for innovation across the geospatial community, Radiant Solutions integrates unrivaled knowledge of NGA’s mission, multisource data harvesting and production processes with advanced technologies dedicated to our customer’s unique needs.
“We are incredibly excited about the opportunity to support the NGA’s Foundation GEOINT modernization efforts as a prime contractor on the Janus Geography program,” said Tony Frazier, President of Radiant Solutions. “Our team is committed to addressing NGA’s mission by allowing NGA and its customers to access dynamic content that results in living maps and real-time analytics to effectively enable overall mission success. And, by supporting NGA’s mission success, we also fulfill Maxar’s purpose to Build a Better World.”
Additional information on Radiant Solutions’ unique combination of experience and capabilities can be found on the Radiant Solutions blog.
About Radiant Solutions
Radiant Solutions provides highly specialized, innovative geospatial multisource data, analytics, software, and services to deliver critical insights and intelligence where and when it matters. Poised to transform how customers support global mapping and intelligence missions at scale, Radiant Solutions harnesses the proliferation of pervasive information-gathering sensors, open-source software, cloud computing, machine learning, and big data analytics. Our combined team of over 1,000 sensor and spacecraft engineers, geospatial analysts, developers, data scientists, and DevOps engineers delivers innovative geospatial solutions that keep our nation safe, protect critical infrastructure, and preserve scarce natural resources. Building on the legacy of MDA Information Systems, RadiantBlue, DigitalGlobe Intelligence Solutions, and HumanGeo, the newly combined Radiant Solutions has a strong track record with its advanced capabilities, open approach, and experience supporting missions that helps customers in the GEOINT community reach critical decisions faster and with greater accuracy. Radiant Solutions is based in Herndon, VA with major offices across Virginia, Maryland, Florida, Michigan, and Colorado. Radiant Solutions is a business unit Maxar Technologies, a U.S. operating company (NYSE: MAXR; TSX: MAXR). For more information visit: www.RadiantSolutions.com.
As a global leader of advanced space technology solutions, Maxar Technologies (formerly MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates) is at the nexus of the new space economy, developing and sustaining the infrastructure and delivering the information, services, systems that unlock the promise of space for commercial and government markets. As a trusted partner, Maxar Technologies provides vertically-integrated capabilities and expertise including satellites, Earth imagery, robotics, geospatial data and analytics to help customers anticipate and address their most complex mission-critical challenges with confidence. With more than 6,500 employees in over 30 global locations, the Maxar Technologies portfolio of commercial space brands includes MDA, SSL, DigitalGlobe and Radiant Solutions. Every day, billions of people rely on Maxar to communicate, share information and data, and deliver insights that Build a Better World. Maxar trades on the Toronto Stock Exchange and New York Stock Exchange as MAXR. For more information, visit www.maxar.com.
This release contains forward-looking statements and information, which reflect the current view of Maxar Technologies Ltd. (“Maxar”) in regard to the NGA’s Janus Geography contract. Although the management of Maxar believes that the expectations and assumptions on which such forward-looking statements are based on are reasonable, undue reliance should not be placed on the forward-looking statements because Maxar cannot provide assurance that they will be correct. Any such forward-looking statements are subject to various risks and uncertainties which could cause actual results to differ materially from the anticipated results or expectations expressed in this press release. The forward-looking statements contained in this press release are expressly qualified in their entirety by the foregoing cautionary statements and are based upon data available as of the date of this release and speak only as of such date. Maxar disclaims any intention or obligation to update or revise any forward-looking statements in this press release as a result of new information or future events, except as may be required under applicable securities legislation.
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