SSL’s Robert Zitz: Pending DigitalGlobe Purchase to Boost MDA’s Satellite Imagery, Analysis & Insights Portfolio

Robert Zitz

TYSONS CORNER, VA, June 14, 2017 — Robert Zitz, senior vice president and chief strategy officer at Space Systems Loral‘s government systems business, has said the pending acquisition by parent company MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates of DigitalGlobe (NYSE: DGI) would enable MDA to build up support for intelligence and defense agencies, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday.

Space News reported June 8 Zitz noted that MDA will be able to provide a combination of satellite imagery, analysis and insights to customers such as the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency.

MDA entered into an agreement in February to buy DigitalGlobe through an estimated $3.6 billion transaction.

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