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Kraken and ATLAS ELEKTRONIK Sign Teaming Agreement0
Kraken Sonar’s wholly-owned subsidiary, Kraken Sonar Systems, has signed a Teaming Agreement with ATLAS ELEKTRONIK GmbH ("ATLAS"), a leading international defence contractor.
Canada Unveils New Defence Policy
Today Defence Minister Harjit S. Sajjan released Strong, Secure, Engaged, a long-term defence policy that commits to a range of new investments for the Canadian Armed Forces (CAF), its members, and their families.
Canada Commences Deployment to Latvia
Approximately 100 Canadian Army soldiers will be deploying to Latvia, in support to Operation REASSURANCE on June 9, 2017. The soldiers, from 1 Canadian Mechanized Brigade Group, will form part of the enhanced Forward Presence (eFP) Battle Group. 
The first Japanese-assembled F-35A was unveiled in Nagoya Japan on 5 June 2017.  The aircraft was built at Mitsubishi Heavy Indu
First Japanese-Built F-35A Unveiled at Nagoya Production Facility
The first Japanese-assembled F-35A was unveiled out of the Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI) Komaki South F-35 Final Assembly and Check Out (FACO) facility on June 5, 2017. 
CSC concept design
Closing Date of Canadian Surface Combatant RFP Extended
The Government of Canada and Irving Shipbuilding Inc. are extending the submission deadline for the Canadian Surface Combatant Request for Proposals (RFP).  Previously scheduled for June 22, 2017, the deadline for bid submissions is expected to be no sooner than mid-August 2017.
Left: John Van den Bosch - Regional Managing Director – Europe and Americas, BAE Systems   Right: Robin Brodhurst - COO, Helios
Liquid Armour Technology Future for Soldier Protection
BAE Systems and Helios Global Technologies today signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to further develop liquid armour technology.

Discovery Air Defence Completes Training with Austrian Air Force
Discovery Air Defence Services has successfully completed its first-ever training with the Austrian Air Force over Wittmund, Germany.
Canada’s Defence Investments Grow Businesses and Jobs
The Honourable Navdeep Bains, Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development, announced that recent investments in equipment for the Canadian Armed Forces and Coast Guard are resulting in economic benefits such as the creation of good middle-class jobs and the growth of innovative
"Team Cormorant" Re-Established for Cormorant Mid-Life Upgrade
Leonardo Helicopters and IMP Aerospace & Defence (IMP) have announced that "Team Cormorant" has been re-established to support the modernization of the Royal Canadian Air Force's (RCAF) fleet of EH101/CH-149 Cormorant Search and Rescue (SAR) helicopters and the expansion of the fleet through
CC-115 Buffalo
Canadian Government Awards KF Aerospace Contracts Valued at $31.4 Million
The Government of Canada has awarded two maintenance contracts to KF Aerospace of British Columbia as a result of open, transparent and competitive processes. 
Load Handling System Trailers
Arne's Welding Wins $20 Million DND Contract
Arne's Welding Ltd., a Winnipeg-based manufacturer has recently won a contract worth up to $20 million to produce 300 Load Handling System Trailers that will be used by the Department of National Defense of Canada.
2G Robotics to Supply Royal Norwegian Navy with Underwater Laser Scanners
2G Robotics, a Waterloo, Ontario based company,  has been selected to supply AUV-based laser scanning, stills imaging, and illumination solutions for HUGIN AUVs to be delivered to the Royal Norwegian Navy.
Alex Vicefield Responds to Irving Shipbuilding
CDR readers and followers of CDR on Twitter will be aware that, subsequent to our “Hot Take” on the VAdm Norman situation, Scott Jamieson, VP of Irving Shipbuilding, weighed in with his company’s response to our opinion that Davie’s Interim AOR solution, Project Resolve,
Chilean Frigate Almirante Cochrane
Lockheed Martin Canada Wins Chilean Navy Contract
Lockheed Martin Canada has announced it has been awarded the contract to replace the combat management system and select subsystems for the Chilean Navy's three Type 23 frigates.
CF-18's Ready to Patrol Skies Over Iceland
A detachment of Canadian CF-18 Hornet fighters are ready and have already begun patrolling Iceland’s airspace as part of Operation REASSURANCE on May 22, 2017.


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