Canada's Aerospace Industry Vulnerable to NAFTA Renegotiations
While the Canadian aerospace industry's order book remains healthy, the upcoming NAFTA renegotiations could have a major impact on the Canadian aerospace industry's supply chain, according to The Conference Board of Canada's latest outlook for the industry.
BAE Systems Wins Type 26 Global Combat Ship Contract
BAE Systems has been awarded a contract by the UK Ministry of Defence worth c£3.7bn to manufacture the first three ships for the Type 26 Global Combat Ship programme, with steel being cut on the first ship in Glasgow in the coming weeks.
Super Hornet - A Dead Fighter Jet Walking
The Boeing Company has already ruffled feathers in this country by filing a trade challenge against Canada’s Bombardier, potentially jeopardizing a multi-billion dollar deal for its Super Hornet fighter jet and now, as CDR has learned, National Defence is,“…limiting its
Lockheed Martin Invests in Atlantic Canada’s Solace Power
Solace Power Inc. is pleased to provide details on a strategic investment from Lockheed Martin under the Industrial and Technological Benefits (ITB) Policy, which requires winning contractors to invest in Canada at an amount equal to the contract they have won. The $2.3 million USD
Environmental Certification of Canada’s Non-combatant Navy Fleet
Canada has awarded a contract to ABS Americas in Houston, Texas, following a competitive process, to ensure that environmental standards are met onboard the Royal Canadian Navy’s (RCN) non-combatant fleet .......
Female Canadian Army Infantry Officer to Command Queen’s Guard
For the first time in history, the Queen’s Guard at Buckingham Palace is commanded by a Canadian Army female Infantry Officer
Canadian Leasing Company Orders 12 Airbus C295 Aircraft
Aviation financier and lessor Stellwagen, a subsidiary of Acasta Enterprises - a Canadian public company, has signed a firm order for 12 Airbus C295 medium transport aircraft in the first sale to a leasing company achieved by Airbus Defence and Space.
L3 WESCAM's MX™-Series Turret Achieves Milestone
L3 Technologies announced that it has delivered its 4,000th MX™-Series electro-optical/infrared (EO/IR) imaging turret since the initial launch of the product line in 1997. This milestone delivery of L3’s MX™-20D to a government customer will aid close air support missions from
Rockwell Collins Supports General Atomics’ MQ-9B SkyGuardian
Rockwell Collins avionics have been selected for General Atomics Aeronautical Systems’ (GA-ASI) MQ-9B SkyGuardianTM. Rockwell Collins will support GA-ASI to efficiently upgrade the proven Predator B Remotely Piloted Aircraft (RPA) system to simplify civil airspace access.
Peruvian Air Force Becomes First Customer for Viking’s Twin Otter Series 400 Flight Simulator Program
It was announced at the Paris Air Show that the Peruvian Air Force will become the first customer to select a full flight training package utilizing the new Twin Otter Series 400 “Level D” Flight Simulator program offered through Viking’s sister company, Pacific Sky
Lockheed Martin Announces C-130J-SOF for Special Operations Forces
At the Paris Air Show, Lockheed Martin officials introduced the C-130J-SOF, the newest Super Hercules aircraft configured for international military special operations requirements.
Government Announces Funding for Six Quebec SMEs
More than 90 new manufacturing jobs linked to the aerospace industry could be created in Quebec thanks to the Government of Canada's $2.2 million investment in the form of repayable contributions.
Davie Celebrates Canada 150 with Public Unveiling of Resolve-Class AOR
On the 20th July, Davie Shipbuilding will unveil Canada's next Naval Support Ship - the Resolve-Class Auxiliary Oiler Replenishment Ship.
MDA Signs Contract Amendment for International Space Station Support
MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates has signed a contract amendment with the Canadian Space Agency for CA$5 million. The amendment provides funding for continued support to the ongoing robotic operations of the Mobile Servicing System on the International Space Station (ISS).
Aerospace Leads Canadian Manufacturers in Innovation, Exports
The 2017 State of Canada's Aerospace Industry Report, which was released yesterday by the Aerospace Industries Association of Canada (AIAC) and Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada (ISED), provides continued proof that the that the aerospace industry is Canada's most innovative