2G Robotics to Supply Royal Norwegian Navy with Underwater Laser Scanners
2G Robotics, a Waterloo, Ontario based company, has been selected to supply AUV-based laser scanning, stills imaging, and illumination solutions for HUGIN AUVs to be delivered to the Royal Norwegian Navy.
Alex Vicefield Responds to Irving Shipbuilding
CDR readers and followers of CDR on Twitter will be aware that, subsequent to our “Hot Take” on the VAdm Norman situation, Scott Jamieson, VP of Irving Shipbuilding, weighed in with his company’s response to our opinion that Davie’s Interim AOR solution, Project Resolve,
Lockheed Martin Canada Wins Chilean Navy Contract
Lockheed Martin Canada has announced it has been awarded the contract to replace the combat management system and select subsystems for the Chilean Navy's three Type 23 frigates.
CF-18's Ready to Patrol Skies Over Iceland
A detachment of Canadian CF-18 Hornet fighters are ready and have already begun patrolling Iceland’s airspace as part of Operation REASSURANCE on May 22, 2017.
Irving Shipbuilding Responds to CDR's Hot Take
Last week CDR published a Hot Take commentary on the Vice-Admiral Norman situation and how we were calling for the government to order an additional Interim AOR ship from Federal Fleet to help alleviate the Navy’s urgent requirement.
Rolls-Royce to Supply Turbines for Korean Frigates
Rolls-Royce will be supplying MT30 marine gas turbines to power the next three ships in the Republic of Korea Navy’s Daegu-class frigate programme.
Revision Unveils the Batlskin Caiman Head System for Special Forces
The Caiman Head System is a true full-spectrum special operations helmet solution, and will be commercially available in stages, starting with the Caiman Carbon Bump Helmet System.
Upgraded German Navy Helicopter Simulator Ready-for-Training
CAE has completed a major upgrade on the German Navy's Sea King MK41 helicopter simulator ahead of schedule and has re-entered it into service at the Nordholz Naval Airbase in Germany.
Kraken Receives $745,000 for Underwater Robotics
Kraken Sonar Systems has been awarded a non-refundable financial contribution of $745,950 by the Research & Development Corporation (RDC) of Newfoundland and Labrador.
Calian Group Acquires an Emergency Management Firm
Calian has just finalized an acquisition of International Safety Research Inc. (ISR), an emergency management firm based in Ottawa.
CDR Names IMP Aerospace & Defence Top Defence Company for 2017
Canada's leading defence and military magazine, CANADIAN DEFENCE REVIEW, has released its annual survey and ranking of defence companies in Canada.
Commander of the Canadian Army visits Chilean Counterpart
The Commander of the Canadian Army, Lieutenant-General Paul Wynnyk, travelled to Chile to meet with his counterpart, General Humberto Oviedo Arriagada of the Chilean Army. This four-day visit, concluding on May 13, underscores Canada’s commitment to fostering relationships with western
Project Resolve Completes Another Milestone
Successfully installed yesterday afternoon – in one move, the 2,200t accomodation block was slid off the barge, down the side of the drydock and onto the deck of Asterix by heavylift transporters using a total of 416 wheels.
Kongsberg Delivers Digital IP CCTV System for RCN
Kongsberg Maritime camera systems group has successfully delivered a new large network IP CCTV system to Chantier Davie Canada for installation aboard the new Royal Canadian Navy (RCN) Auxiliary Naval Replenishment Ship, known currently as ‘Project Resolve’.
CDR’S Hot Take on VCDS Norman
Well, this is CDR’s Hot Take on the Vice-Admiral Mark Norman situation that those of you in the defence community have, no doubt, been reading about. CDR has interviewed VAdm Mark Norman, in his capacity as Commander of Canada’s Navy, a number of times for our magazine and always