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Obzerv Installs Surveillance System in Malaysia
Several long-range surveillance ARGC-2400 cameras from Obzerv Technologies of Quebec have been installed in Malaysia to improve the Malaysia Maritime Enforcement Agency's (MMEA) capacity for the maritime security in the straits and Malaysian territorial waters which are known to be frequented by
Viking Creates ATLAS Customer Support Division
The US Army recognized Viking’s outstanding product support service at a recent informal presentation at Viking’s Calgary Alberta facility. A certificate of appreciation was presented by Fixed Wing Product Manager, LTC Keith Brown to Viking’s product support manager, George Gee.
CAE and Neptec Demo New Technology
During recent testing at the United States Department of Defense (DoD) Yuma Proving Grounds in Arizona, Neptec's OPAL was used to successfully penetrate dust clouds generated by the UH-1 test helicopter. More importantly, OPAL could "see through" brownout conditions opaque to the human
Heroux-Devtek wins F-35 Lightning Contract
Héroux-Devtek, a leading Canadian manufacturer of aerospace and industrial products, head quartered in Quebec, has announced that Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Company has awarded the aerostructure division of Héroux-Devtek (Progressive Inc.), another multi-year contract to manufacture
CAE Closes Acquisition of Xwave
CAE and Bell Aliant Regional Communications Income Fund ("Bell Aliant") have announced that CAE's acquisition of Bell Aliant's Defence, Security and Aerospace (DSA) business unit, operated by the xwave division of Bell Aliant Regional Communications, Limited Partnership, has been
Lockheed Martin Expands Halifax Work Force
Lockheed Martin will create as many as 100 new jobs in Nova Scotia to handle the contract it received on the command and control upgrade for the Halifax-class frigates. Also, the province is kicking in some money to facilitate the augmentation of the work force.

“Huge Win” for PAL in Abu Dhabi
The United Arab Emirates Armed Forces has announced that Provincial Aerospace Ltd., which is based in Newfoundland, has been awarded a contract valued at $1.071 Billion AED (CAN $370 Million) to supply modifications for two Maritime Patrol Aircraft. These Maritime Patrol Aircraft are specialized
Ultra Electronics Launches Radio
Ultra Electronics Tactical Communication Systems Division announced the commercial availability of UltraMAX(TM), a new family of OFDM Base Stations and Subscriber Stations in response to the growing needs for secure broadband communications for homeland security, paramilitary, civil defense, and
CAE awarded C$329.5 million contract
The Government of Canada has awarded CAE a contract valued at approximately C$ 329.5 million for a comprehensive C-130J aircrew training equipment and services solution. CAE leads a pan-Canadian team that includes xwave, St. Johns, Newfoundland; Bombardier, Saint-Laurent, Quebec; Atlantis Systems
GDLS Canada awarded $27.2 million contract
General Dynamics Land Systems – Canada has been awarded, by the Marine Corps Systems Command, a $27.2 million contract modification for spare parts in support of RG-31 Mk5E vehicles under the Mine Resistant Ambush Protected (MRAP) program.
Field Aviation sells Navair subsidiary
Field Aviation Company Inc. has announced the sale of its subsidiary company, Navair Inc, effective January 30, 2009. Control of Navair will be assumed by its current general manager, Mike Espeut and his business partner, John Raposo, through an
Allen-Vanguard wins Brazillian contract
Allen-Vanguard has announced that it has received an order worth approximately C$5 million for a variety of explosive ordnance disposal (EOD) for Brazilian security forces.
Allen-Vanguard launches security system
Allen-Vanguard Corporation announced the release of its next-generation Electronic Countermeasures (ECM) system. The Company also announced an immediate first order for a limited quantity from an unspecified national security agency in North America.
L-3 's to close Spar operation in Edmonton
L-3 Communications Corp. said it will close its Spar Aerospace aircraft maintenance facility in Edmonton. The closure of the facility, which L-3 acquired as part of the 2002 purchase of Spar Aerospace Ltd., comes three years after the company lost a contract to maintain the Canadian
Navistar wins MiLCOTS contract to supply trucks
Peter MacKay, Minister of National Defence and Minister of the Atlantic Gateway, together with the Josée Verner, Minister of Intergovernmental Affairs, recently announced the contract award for the Canadian Forces’ new medium-sized logistic trucks. Under the contract, the Canadian


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