CFMWC Awards Contract to C4i
The Canadian Forces Maritime Warfare Centre (CFMWC) has selected MILSIM as an integral part of the Royal Canadian Navy’s (RCN) Modelling and Simulation (M&S) Infrastructure. Over the four-year contract, MILSIM will provide the Royal Canadian Navy with a Commercial off the shelf
MDA Signs $4M Contract with Airbus
MDA, a Maxar Technologies company, has signed a contract valued at approximately $4M CAD with Airbus for design studies dedicated to the optical data relay payload of the third SpaceDataHighway satellite. During this phase, MDA will define the preliminary design of the EDRS-D optical data relay
Canada Rejoins NATO Airborne Warning and Control System Program
he Government is committed to both the security and safety of Canadians and the protection of their rights and freedoms. Canada is playing a strong and constructive role in the world by making concrete contributions to international peace and security – including at the North Atlantic
Bluedrop Training and Simulation Receives $1.1M Contract from Canada
Through the BCIP, Bluedrop Training and Simulation received a $1.1-million contract for its virtual reality Rescue Hoist Simulator. This stand-alone unit allows users to safely practice rescue missions in a variety of true-to-life settings such as ocean, coastal regions and mountains. The
Rheinmetall Books New Multi-Million-Dollar Contract with U.S. Military
America’s armed forces recently issued Rheinmetall two new multi-million-dollar munitions contracts. In September the U. S. Marine Corps ordered day and night-capable 40mm x 46 practice cartridges worth around US$3 million (€2.5 million). These cartridges contain no environmentally
MDA to Provide New Technology to the RCN
MDA, a Maxar Technologies company, has signed a contract valued at approximately $8M CAD with Canada's Department of National Defence (DND) to provide Maritime Miniature Unmanned Aircraft Systems (MMUAS). MDA's solution is based on the Puma™ AE (All Environment) unmanned aircraft
IMP Partners With Air Asia
On February 6, Air Asia Company Limited signed an MOU with IMP Aerospace & Defence to form a strategic partnership in the pursuit and sustainment of P-3 and C-130 aircraft modification and maintenance work.
MDA to Provide UAS Surveillance Services
MDA, a Maxar Technologies company, has signed a contract with an unnamed international customer to provide turnkey, unmanned aircraft system (UAS) surveillance services.
Chapdelaine Leaves Lockheed Martin Canada
After five years in her role as Vice President and General Manager for Lockheed Martin Canada (RMS), Chapdelaine has been appointed General Manager of the Lockheed Martin Baltimore, Maryland, production facility where she will oversee the company’s Controls, Launchers and Weapons System
L3 WESCAM Launches New Technology
L3 WESCAM has created smarter, more technologically advanced electro-optical and infrared (EO/IR) systems by incorporating high-performing imaging and processing technologies into its MX™-Series product line. These new technologies will enable MX operators to conduct missions with enhanced
CAE Launches its CAE Rise Training System with AirAsia
CAE announced at the 2018 Singapore Airshow the launch of its newest pilot training innovation, the CAE Rise™ training system, with its longstanding partner AirAsia.
Canadian Army Deploys to Nunavut for NOREX 18
Approximately 235 members from 4th Canadian Division, the Canadian Army in Ontario, will conduct Northern Exercise 2018 (NOREX 18) in and around Resolute, Nunavut from February 4 to 17, 2018.
QRA Corp Completes Sale to RCAF
The RCAF is looking to acquire complex equipment and systems as part of the Strong, Secure and Engaged Defence Policy. In order to ensure best value for Canadians it is critical that the Statement of Requirements be clear and unambiguous. The QVscribe software can assist in this endeavor by
Defence Minister Sajjan Meets with Latvian Minister of Defence
Building upon the presence since 2017 of 455 Canadian troops in Latvia and previous bilateral meetings, Defence Minister Harjit S. Sajjan met with Latvian Minister of Defence Raimonds Bergmanis to discuss a range of defence and security priorities.
Canadian Military Releases Statement on Bell Let’s Talk Day
“Our Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) personnel and Veterans have put the safety and wellbeing of others before their own in many circumstances. From Bosnia to Afghanistan, Haiti and the Philippines, they have always risen to the challenge in the face of uncertainty."