Morgan Expands Burlington Capabilities
Morgan Advanced Materials (Morgan) announces that it has relocated its Composites and Defence Systems business to Burlington, Ontario, which is an existing Morgan manufacturing site. Relocating to this site will offer increased capabilities for advanced composite hard armor, soldier systems,
Canada Issues Contracts for Body Armour Development
Morgan Advanced Materials’ Composites and Defence Systems business has been awarded two body armour development contracts by the Canadian government, which will focus on a next generation lightweight, low-profile higher performing design for personal armour plates. The body armour will
OSI to Deliver WECDIS Systems to the Turkish Navy
OSI Maritime Systems has signed contracts to provide the Turkish Navy with OSI’s world leading Warship Navigation System, which includes ECPINS-W software. These systems will be installed on two Landing Ship Tanks and two Rescue and Towing Ships for submarines.
C4i Assists with Jamaican Simulation Exercise
C4i Consultants conducted a National Emergency Operations Simulation Exercise with Jamaica’s Office of Disaster Preparedness and Emergency Management (ODPEM) during the week of July 14th. The exercise involved decision makers from key agencies including the Jamaica Constabulary
2014 Canada Army Run Sold Out
The 2014 Canada Army Run, scheduled for Sunday, September 21, has sold out. More than 25,000 people have signed up to run, walk, or roll in the 5K and half marathon events – 13,000 in the 5K and 12,000 in the half marathon.
CARIC Receives Federal Funding for Aerospace R&D
The Consortium for Aerospace Research and Innovation in Canada(CARIC) and Industry Canada announced today the signature of an agreement of $30 million over five years.
Centennial of Canadian Submarines
August 5, 2014 marks 100 years since Canada acquired its first submarines and highlights the pinnacle of commemorations by the Royal Canadian Navy (RCN) to honour and celebrate the dedicated service and contributions of thousands of Canadian submariners to our nation’s defence and
Lockheed's F-35B Completes Required Testing
The Lockheed Martin F-35B recently completed required wet runway and crosswind testing at Edwards Air Force Base in California.
Minister Nicholson Attends Unveiling of RCN Memorial
The Honourable Rob Nicholson, Minister of National Defence, along with the Honourable Julian Fantino, Minister of Veterans Affairs and other dignitaries, participated today in the unveiling of the Korea Memorial Monument in Spencer Smith Park, Burlington, Ontario.
S.I.U. Launches Veteran Hiring Initiative
Seafarers' International Union of Canada (S.I.U), announced that it has launched a new initiative that will focus on priority training and hiring for members of the Canadian Armed Forces as they transition from military to civilian life.
ADSE Celebrates its Third Year at Abbotsford
The 2014 Aerospace, Defence & Security Expo (ADSE), Canada's only expo connected to a major airshow, brings key federal and provincial cabinet ministers, government officials, commercial and military aerospace industry experts, and defence- and security-industry leaders
Ultra Sponsors DND/NSERC Collaborative R&D
Ultra Electronics Maritime Systems has signed a Collaborative Research Agreement with the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council (NSERC), the Department of National Defence (DND) and Defence Research and Development Canada (DRDC), and Simon Fraser University (SFU). This three-year
French Aerospace Manufacturer Sets-Up Shop in Montréal
The French company FusiA has chosen the Greater Montréal region to develop its international activities. A specialist in producing metal parts by laser fusion, FusiA plans to invest about $4 million, creating 15 jobs over three years. The announcement was made at the Farnborough
L-3 WESCAM Demos New EO/IR at Farnborough
L-3 WESCAM will be providing a series of live product demonstrations of its MX™-10, MX™-15 and MX™-25 electro-optical and infrared (EO/IR) imaging systems at the 2014 Farnborough International Airshow. The demonstrations will take place July 14–18 and will showcase a wide
MDA to Acquire U.S. Firm
MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates has announced that MDA Information Systems has signed a definitive agreement to acquire a business that includes radar and other information sensors used for national security purposes. This business will significantly strengthen MDA's ability to pursue