MDA to Help Russia to Enhance Maritime Safety
(MDA) announced that RADARSAT-2 information will be used by the Government of Russia to enhance their ability to provide critical information to support disaster relief, improve the safety of maritime navigation, and increase its ability to monitor, and respond to oil spills, etc.
MDA's deliveries of two RADARSAT-2 ground station solutions to ScanEx Research and Development Centre in Russia, included downlinks from the RADARSAT-2 satellite along with maintenance, training and support, for a contract value of over $4 million (CAD). The ground stations are located at the Samara State Aerospace University and the Northern Arctic Federal University, who will utilize the RADARSAT-2 data to support their educational and scientific programs.
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