Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (ISR)

Providing high performance ISR ground, airborne and space solutions in support of critical missions for over 50 years

Decisions made by our clients have broad implications both at home and abroad. It is vital that they be as well informed as possible. MDA delivers customized ISR solutions supporting the entire intelligence lifecycle from sensor design and development; to imagery and signals processing; to data exploitation, dissemination and management systems; to visualization, search, and analysis to help decision makers, analysts and the warfighter anticipate, understand and make informed and timely decisions.

MDA delivers customized ISR solutions supporting the entire intelligence lifecycle.

MDA's ISR system development capabilities include:

  • Program management
  • Business engineering
  • Systems engineering
  • Hardware and software development
  • Systems integration
  • System support services 

MDA’s ISR imaging solutions include:

  • Optimized processing algorithms
  • Change detection and other derived products
  • Moving target detection and tracking 
  • Spectral and polarimetric sensing
  • Image restoration
  • Phase-diverse wavefront sensing and control
  • Environmental characterization
  • Low oberservable (LO) signature control and maintenance

MDA has over 50 years of experience improving the functionality and capability of sensing and imaging ISR, including:

  • Synthetic aperture radar (SAR)
  • Radio frequency (RF) low observable (LO) sensing
  • Electro-optical (EO) and infrared (IR) sensing
  • Multi-spectral, hyper-spectral and polarimetric imaging
  • Imaging through volume turbulence (IVT)

From components to complete turn-key solutions, MDA is a globally recognized leader in providing operational, high reliability, high throughput systems for turning raw data into high quality information to support the decision maker.

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