MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates to Develop Geospatial Data Charting System for NGA

AirplaneMacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates Ltd. will develop software systems for the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency to generate aeronautical charts for flight operations at airports and surrounding airspace.

MDA will work to combine its AutoChart technology with NGA’s source databases and provide customized AutoChart products to NGA under the agency’s Geospatial Terminal Operations program, MDA said Monday.

The company will perform the contract at its St. Louis-based campus for three years.

NGA intends to centralize and automate the process of rendering the charts from navigational and geospatial data sources through the GTO program.

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