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C-UAS on Stryker Fire Support Variant
Leonardo DRS Wins Contract to Develop Counter-Drone
Leonardo DRS has received a contract award from the U.S. Army for up to $16 million, under an urgent operational need, to develop a counter-unmanned aerial system (C-UAS) capability to protect soldiers from enemy drones.
Lockheed Martin Invests in Ottawa-based contextere
Lockheed Martin has invested $1.1 million USD in contextere, an emerging Artificial Intelligence (AI) software company based in Ottawa, Ontario, to design, develop and deliver an intelligent personal agent for aerospace and defense maintenance personnel. 
C-130J Fuselage Trainer
CAE Awarded Defence Contracts in Excess of C$175 million
CAE has been awarded defence contracts on a range of platforms valued at more than C$175 million to provide simulation products, training services and in-service support for global military customers.
Commander of the Canadian Army Visits Soldiers on Operation UNIFIER
The Commander of the Canadian Army, Lieutenant-General Paul Wynnyk, travelled to Ukraine this week to meet with soldiers who are deployed on Operation UNIFIER. While there, the Commander of the Canadian Army observed training activities at both the engineer training school in Kamyanets-Podilsky,
Weatherhaven and Simon Fraser University Team-Up for HQSS Program
Weatherhaven, one of the world's leading providers of redeployable shelter systems, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Simon Fraser University to support the company's efforts to deliver on the recently won $168M Headquarters Shelter Systems for the Government of Canada.
Kraken to Commence Hunt for Avro Arrow Artifacts
Kraken Sonar Systems has been awarded its first "Robotics as a Service" contract by OEX Recovery Group Incorporated, to conduct a search for nine Avro Arrow free flight models launched over Lake Ontario

Irving Shipbuilding to Celebrate AOPS Milestone
On July 14 and 15, Irving Shipbuilding will move the centre and stern mega-blocks of the future HMCS Harry DeWolf, Canada’s first Arctic Offshore Patrol Ship, from the Halifax Shipyard’s indoor shipbuilding facility outside to land level.
A Surprise New CSC Design has Emerged
The Canadian Surface Combatant Program (CSC) has become another Maritime Helicopter procurement fiasco where DND and Public Services and Procurement (PSP) Canada have failed to properly manage the process properly.   Bidding and managing the completion was subcontracted to Irving
MDA and DigitalGlobe Provide Update on Merger
MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates and DigitalGlobe, Inc. have provided updates related to the status of the pending acquisition of DigitalGlobe by a wholly owned subsidiary of MDA.
A technician guides a CC-130J Hercules as it returns from its first mission with Operation IMPACT
RCAF CC-130J Hercules Completes First Flight on Op IMPACT
A CC-130J Hercules conducted its first sortie as a new contribution to Operation IMPACT, enhancing tactical airlift capabilities within the Middle East region in support of the Global Coalition.
CAE, GE and Rockwell Collins Join “Team Cormorant”
Leonardo Helicopters and IMP Aerospace & Defence announced the addition of three key Canadian industrial partners that have joined Team Cormorant to support the modernization of The Royal Canadian Air Force’s fleet of CH-149 Cormorant Search and Rescue helicopters and potential
PAL Extends Two-Year, $30M Contract with the Netherlands
PAL Aerospace has extended a $30 million, two-year contract with the Netherlands to ensure continued operational surveillance and search and rescue capabilities are provided to the Caribbean region until February 2020.
Peter Pascali, CEO of PyroGenesis Canada
PyroGenesis to Conduct Final Test of Chemical Destruction System Using Real Chemical Warfare Agents
PyroGenesis Canada, has received a $230,168 contract to provide technical support during the next and final testing phase of its tactical Plasma Arc Chemical Warfare Agents Destruction System which will now be tested using real chemical warfare agents.
The RCN Departs for Ukraine on SEA BREEZE 2017
The Royal Canadian Navy (RCN) will deploy a contingent of 14 personnel comprised of divers and support staff and staff officers from Fleet Diving Unit Atlantic and Maritime Forces Atlantic to support SEA BREEZE 2017 (SB17), multi-national training event in Odessa, Ukraine, led by the United
Canada Hosts NATO Exercise
Defence Research and Development Canada (DRDC), an Agency of DND, will host Exercise PRECISE RESPONSE (EX PR17) aimed at countering chemical, biological and radiological agents until July 28th at CFB Suffield. The 14th annual NATO exercise is part of ongoing Chemical, Biological,


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