Canada to Upgrade Army Vehicles
DND is investing $404M to upgrade the chassis (hull) of 141 Light Armoured Vehicles (LAV). Upgrades will improve the mobility, protection, ergonomics and information management of the vehicles in order to increase the operational effectiveness of the soldiers using them.
Canada Selects Weatherhaven for Headquarters Shelter System (HQSS) Program
The Government of Canada has selected Weatherhaven as the successful bidder for its $168 million Headquarters Shelter System (HQSS).
Bell Helicopter Unveils their First Completed 505 Jet Ranger X helicopter
Quebecers working in the province's world-class aerospace sector showcased their talents as Bell Helicopter unveiled the first completed model of its latest aircraft since the company established a new assembly program in Mirabel last year.
Canada and Bombardier Announce Significant Investment in Aerospace
Minister Bains announces repayable program contributions for Bombardier to foster Canadian innovation and strengthen the aerospace sector.
Cyber Security Partnership Showcased at Lockheed Martin Canada’s IMPACT Centre
Lockheed Martin Canada has partnered with Toronto-based RANK Software to create innovative cyber security solutions for future Canadian and international defence programs.
Minister Sajjan has first meeting with new U.S. Secretary of Defense
Defence Minister Harjit S. Sajjan and the Chief of the Defence Staff, General Jonathan Vance, traveled to Washington, D.C., for meetings with their counterparts.
Magellan Aerospace Wins CF-188 Engine Maintenance Contract
Magellan Aerospace has won a contract award from Public Services and Procurement Canada ("PSPC") for engine repair and overhaul and fleet management services on the F404 engine that powers Canada's fleet of CF-188 Hornet aircraft.
Sale of Harris IT Services to Veritas Capital
Harris Corporation has recently entered into an agreement to sell some of its business lines to Veritas Capital - a private equity firm - which provides technology-enabled solutions to government and commercial customers in such industries as Aerospace and Defence, Communications, National
Canada Invests in Atlantic Aerospace & Defence
A new Atlantic Canada Aerospace and Defence Association (ACADA), representing nearly 200 aerospace, defence, security and marine firms, will promote the sector’s capabilities and develop value-added activities for Atlantic Canadian aerospace and defence companies
HMCS St. Johns Takes Part in Op REASSURANCE
Her Majesty’s Canadian Ship (HMCS) St. John’s will work and train in the Black Sea with vessels from several allied and partner nations from January 31 to February 20, 2017, as part of Operation REASSURANCE
UNIFIED RESOLVE 2017 to Begin January 28th
Close to 1300 Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) personnel will participate in Exercise UNIFIED RESOLVE 2017, the Canadian Army’s largest and most complex computer-assisted training exercise of the year. Exercise UNIFIED RESOLVE will take place in Kingston, Ontario, from January 28 to February
CDR Launches New Mobile Friendly Website
Canadian Defence Review, has announced the launch of its new enhanced website featuring dozens of pages of information. “The new website has been optimized to deliver high functionality over a variety of platforms”, says CDR’s Daniel Kitchen, project leader for the new
RCAF Announces Pilot and Theme for 2017 CF-18 Demonstration Team
The Royal Canadian Air Force (RCAF) is pleased to announce the appointment of Captain Matthew Kutryk as the pilot for the 2017 CF-18 Demonstration Team. Captain Kutryk will wow audiences around North America during the 2017 air show season, flying his specially painted
MDA Provides Operational Support to Asteroid Mission
MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates has received a contract for CA$3.7 million from the Canadian Space Agency (CSA) for NASA's OSIRIS-REx mission. MDA will provide operations engineering support for the CSA's contribution to the mission, the OSIRIS-REx Laser Altimeter (OLA)
Davie Wins $14M Contract from Canadian Coast Guard
Davie Shipbuilding signed a new $14m contract for the upgrade and refit of Canada's heaviest icebreaker – CCGS Louis St Laurent. This new program will mark the return of the CCGS Louis St Laurent to Davie in February 2017. This contract represents the fifth