“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
LGEN Andrew Leslie is Chief of the Land Staff
In a wide ranging interview, the CLS comments on Total Force, Canada's Army as an expeditionary force, recruiting levels, military trucks, CASW, tactical UAVs for Afghanistan, upgrading the Leopard II, Close Combat Vehicle, troop morale and more. Here is our report.
L-3 MAPPS Awarded $73 Million Contract for HCM
L-3 Communications announced that its Montreal-based MAPPS division (L-3 MAPPS) has been awarded a $73 million contract to supply its Integrated Platform Management System (IPMS) upgrade for the Canadian Navy's 12 Halifax Class frigates. The IPMS will modernize the frigate's ship control system