Discovery Air Fire Services acquired by MAG Aerospace

Woodbridge, Virginia-based MAG Aerospace (MAG) has acquired Northern Ontario-based Discovery Air Fire Services Inc. (DAFS), formerly a subsidiary of Canada-based specialty aviation provider, Discovery Air, the company said.

This acquisition adds aerial forest fire management, specialized charter aviation, and environmental monitoring services to MAG´s already robust ISR service offerings.

DAFS is an aerial operations company active in the Canadian aviation industry with primary bases in Dryden, Kenora, and Sudbury Ontario. The company is focused on the provision of airspace and aircraft management (Birddog) services, as well as aerial fire surveillance and air charter. DAFS also has an imagery division that provides low level infrared services, multispectral imagery, and electro-optical and infrared (EO/IR) services.

MAG Aerospace provides and enables global situational awareness. Private equity backed by the Clairvest Group, MAG Aerospace delivers manned and unmanned ISR operations, aviation training, aviation logistics, and technical services to federal, global, civilian, and commercial customers around the world.