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Canadian Leasing Company Orders 12 Airbus C295 Aircraft
Aviation financier and lessor Stellwagen, a subsidiary of Acasta Enterprises - a Canadian public company, has signed a firm order for 12 Airbus C295 medium transport aircraft in the first sale to a leasing company achieved by Airbus Defence and Space.
L3 WESCAM's MX™-Series Turret Achieves Milestone
L3 Technologies announced that it has delivered its 4,000th MX™-Series electro-optical/infrared (EO/IR) imaging turret since the initial launch of the product line in 1997. This milestone delivery of L3’s MX™-20D to a government customer will aid close air support missions from
Rockwell Collins Supports General Atomics’ MQ-9B SkyGuardian
Rockwell Collins avionics have been selected for General Atomics Aeronautical Systems’ (GA-ASI) MQ-9B SkyGuardianTM. Rockwell Collins will support GA-ASI to efficiently upgrade the proven Predator B Remotely Piloted Aircraft (RPA) system to simplify civil airspace access. 
Peruvian Air Force Becomes First Customer for Viking’s Twin Otter Series 400 Flight Simulator Program
It was announced at the Paris Air Show that the Peruvian Air Force will become the first customer to select a full flight training package utilizing the new Twin Otter Series 400 “Level D” Flight Simulator program offered through Viking’s sister company, Pacific Sky
Lockheed Martin Announces C-130J-SOF for Special Operations Forces
At the Paris Air Show, Lockheed Martin officials introduced the C-130J-SOF, the newest Super Hercules aircraft configured for international military special operations requirements.
Government Announces Funding for Six Quebec SMEs
More than 90 new manufacturing jobs linked to the aerospace industry could be created in Quebec thanks to the Government of Canada's $2.2 million investment in the form of repayable contributions. 

Davie Celebrates Canada 150 with Public Unveiling of Resolve-Class AOR
On the 20th July, Davie Shipbuilding will unveil Canada's next Naval Support Ship - the Resolve-Class Auxiliary Oiler Replenishment Ship.
MDA Signs Contract Amendment for International Space Station Support
MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates has signed a contract amendment with the Canadian Space Agency for CA$5 million. The amendment provides funding for continued support to the ongoing robotic operations of the Mobile Servicing System on the International Space Station (ISS).
Aerospace Leads Canadian Manufacturers in Innovation, Exports
The 2017 State of Canada's Aerospace Industry Report, which was released yesterday by the Aerospace Industries Association of Canada (AIAC) and Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada (ISED), provides continued proof that the that the aerospace industry is Canada's most innovative
Kraken and ATLAS ELEKTRONIK Sign Teaming Agreement0
Kraken Sonar’s wholly-owned subsidiary, Kraken Sonar Systems, has signed a Teaming Agreement with ATLAS ELEKTRONIK GmbH ("ATLAS"), a leading international defence contractor.
Canada Unveils New Defence Policy
Today Defence Minister Harjit S. Sajjan released Strong, Secure, Engaged, a long-term defence policy that commits to a range of new investments for the Canadian Armed Forces (CAF), its members, and their families.
Canada Commences Deployment to Latvia
Approximately 100 Canadian Army soldiers will be deploying to Latvia, in support to Operation REASSURANCE on June 9, 2017. The soldiers, from 1 Canadian Mechanized Brigade Group, will form part of the enhanced Forward Presence (eFP) Battle Group. 
The first Japanese-assembled F-35A was unveiled in Nagoya Japan on 5 June 2017.  The aircraft was built at Mitsubishi Heavy Indu
First Japanese-Built F-35A Unveiled at Nagoya Production Facility
The first Japanese-assembled F-35A was unveiled out of the Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI) Komaki South F-35 Final Assembly and Check Out (FACO) facility on June 5, 2017. 
CSC concept design
Closing Date of Canadian Surface Combatant RFP Extended
The Government of Canada and Irving Shipbuilding Inc. are extending the submission deadline for the Canadian Surface Combatant Request for Proposals (RFP).  Previously scheduled for June 22, 2017, the deadline for bid submissions is expected to be no sooner than mid-August 2017.
Left: John Van den Bosch - Regional Managing Director – Europe and Americas, BAE Systems   Right: Robin Brodhurst - COO, Helios
Liquid Armour Technology Future for Soldier Protection
BAE Systems and Helios Global Technologies today signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to further develop liquid armour technology.


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