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Posted on Jul 31, 2019

John Turner will join Seaspan Shipyards as Vice President, Government Relations on 19 August 2019. 

Posted on Jul 8, 2019

The first Airbus C295 purchased for the Royal Canadian Air Force’s Fixed Wing Search and Rescue (FWSAR) program, completed its maiden flight on 4 July. Delivery is expected by the end of this year, when the RCAF will begin operational testing.

Posted on Jun 10, 2019

United Technologies Corp and Raytheon on Sunday agreed to an all-share merger that will create a new aerospace and defence giant and challenge the industry’s longstanding pecking order. On completion of the deal, UTC shareholders will control 57% of the new group and will control eight of the 15 board seats.

Posted on May 20, 2019

A Canadian-made jet delivered to a U.S.-based airline symbolizes the growing presence of Airbus in North America. The A220-100 aircraft was assembled in Mirabel and handed over to U.S.-based Delta Air Lines.
 

Posted on May 17, 2019

With a passion for innovation, Cleeve Technology specializes in the manufacturing and supply of electrical interconnect for the aerospace and defence industries.

Posted on Apr 17, 2019

Charles Bouchard today announced his decision to retire as Chief Executive, Lockheed Martin Canada effective 30 April 2019.

Posted on Mar 31, 2019

The Brazillian Navy announced that the Águas Azuis Consortium (thyssenkrupp Marine Systems, Embraer Defense & Security, and Atech) has been selected as the preferrred bidder for the construction of four defense ships in Brazil’s Tamandaré Corvettes Class Program (CCT).

Posted on Mar 27, 2019

IBD Deisenroth, a world-renowned supplier of passive protection systems for military vehicles, has been purchased by Rheinmetall Group.

Posted on Mar 26, 2019

A major C4ISR Land Support contract has been awarded to Rheinmetall Canada by the Government of Canada.
 

Posted on Mar 18, 2019

Last Friday, the Honourable Carla Qualtrough, Minister of Public Services and Procurement Canada, announced three contracts totaling $48 million awarded to Winnipeg-based Magellan Aerospace, for LUU-2 illumination flares.

Posted on Mar 6, 2019

A formal strategic partnership between Hexagon and Frequentis is aimed at delivering outstanding control room solutions for a safer world.

Posted on Mar 4, 2019

Halifax based Bluedrop Training & Simulation has been awarded a contract by Seaspan Shipyards to provide advanced training systems for the Offshore Fisheries Science Vessels destined for the Coast Guard.

Posted on Feb 21, 2019

PAL Aerospace will be incorporating a leading-edge optical search system that can detect small objects such as fishing buoys and people in the water over significant areas. This technology will be a boost for search and rescue, fisheries surveillance, counter narcotics or border protection efficiency.

Posted on Feb 16, 2019

Canadian companies are set to vie for attention and contracts as one of the world’s largest military trade shows kicks off this weekend in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.

Posted on Feb 8, 2019

A wide range of sensor technologies will by exhibited by HENSOLDT at this year’s International Defence Exhibition (IDEX) in Abu Dhabi.

Posted on Feb 7, 2019

Dutch shipbuilder and systems integrator, Royal IHC, has signed an agreement to become core partners with Naval Group in a bid for the Netherlands' submarine replacement project.

Posted on Feb 6, 2019

IXTROM, a leader in situational awareness and information management systems, has launched IXVMS (Intelligence, Visualization, Modeling and Simulation) collective training management and awareness system, a game-changing, next-generation training and simulation solution that prepares soldiers for the challenges of modern warfare.

Posted on Jan 30, 2019

Three 5-year support contracts have been awarded to General Dynamics Mission Systems–Canada. The contracts will provide support to the Canadian Army for its Land Command, Control, Communications, Computers, Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (LC4ISR) systems.

Posted on Dec 14, 2018

The Brazilian Navy launched its first Brazilian-built Scorpène submarine today. The Riachuelo is the first submarine built in Brazil under the Brazil-French partnership.

Posted on Dec 14, 2018

Hungary becomes the 9th country to have selected the H225M helicopter. A member of the multi-role Super Puma family of helicopters, this military variant is designed for combat environments and crisis areas.