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Sapphire Satellite Fully Operational
The Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) space situational awareness satellite Sapphire, developed by MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates, has completed its operational testing and has been officially declared a contributing sensor to the U.S. Space Surveillance Network.
OSI Signs In-Service-Support Contract with Royal Australian Navy
OSI Maritime Systems (OSI has signed a contract to provide in-service-support for its ECPINS-W Sub software.  The software is in service across the Royal Australian Navy fleet.
Discovery Air Signs Contract with German Armed Forces
Discovery Air Defence Services, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Discovery Air, has entered into a contract to provide airborne training services to the German Armed Forces.  
MDA Signs Contract with US Air Force
MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates has signed a contract valued atUS$4.9 million agreement as part of its Indefinite Delivery/Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) agreement with the U.S Air Force (USAF), to continue operational support and further enhance the flight path safety system that aids
250th Production of Hammerhead Target Celebrated
A.F. Theriault & Son and Meggitt Training Systems Canada celebrated the production of the 250th Hammerhead Unmanned Surface Vehicle - Target (USV-T) at a ceremony held at the Theriault’s boatyard in Meteghan River on January 24, 2014.
Canadian Army to Test NovAtel’s GAJT Antenna
NovAtel has announced that Public Works and Government Services Canada (PWGSC) has selected its GAJT-700ML antenna for testing on Canadian Army armored vehicles. The GAJT-700ML, developed in Calgary at NovAtel’s global headquarters, is the world’s first single-unit GPS anti-jam

Bombardier Laying off 1,700 Aerospace Division Employees
Bombardier is laying off 1,700 employees in its aerospace division as it deals with delays with two new aircraft and tough market conditions. 
Free Webinar on F-35 Economic Benefits to Canada
On January 30th Canadian industry giants will host an open forum webinar discussion about the F-35 program and its benefits to the Canadian public. Members of the Canadian Joint Strike Fighter Industrial Group (CJIG) are speaking out on behalf of Canada’s industrial base to
CAE to Provide UAS Mission Trainer to Italian Air Force
CAE has been awarded a contract to provide Aeronautica Militare Italiana (Italian Air Force) with an Unmanned Aerial System (UAS) Mission Trainer representing the General Atomics Predator remotely piloted aircraft (RPA).
MDA Awarded Technology Development Work by Space Agency
MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates has been awarded multiple strategic technology development contracts by the Canadian Space Agency (CSA). The contracts, with a combined value of approximately CA$3 million, are funded under CSA's Space Technology Development Program whose mandate is to advance
Esterline Achieves Certification on DND’s Polaris Fleet
Esterline CMC Electronics’s Airbus A310 Flight Management System (FMS) upgrade solution has received a Supplemental Type Certificate (STC), issued by Transport Canada. The STC involves the installation of CMC’s high-performance CMA-9000 FMS and CMA-5024 Satellite-Based Augmentation
OSI to Deliver Navigation System to Swedish Navy
OSI Maritime Systems has announced the award of a contract for the Company's Tactical Dived Navigation System (TDNS).  The Systems will be delivered to ThyssenKrupp Marine Systems AB as part of a Royal Swedish Navy submarine upgrade program, and includes OSI's subsurface Warship Electronic
Revision Secures Contract for Integrated Head Protection Program
Revision Military, a world leader in protective soldier solutions, has won a contract for PEO Soldier’s Integrated Head Protection System (IHPS) Soldier Protective System (SPS). The 2 year development-to-acquisition program is to refine the U.S. Army’s next generation helmet
Oshkosh Submits MSVS SMP Bid
The Canadian Government is taking important steps in modernizing its logistics vehicle fleet by advancing the Standard Military Pattern (SMP) component of the Medium Support Vehicle System (MSVS) project. Oshkosh Defense Canada, Inc., a subsidiary of Oshkosh Corporation, has responded to
CAE Wins Defence Contracts in Excess of C$110 Million
CAE has won three contracts, valued at more than C$110 million, to provide a range of training systems and services for defence customers. The contracts include a new program to provide Beechcraft T-44C aircrew training for the United States Navy, a foreign military sale contract to provide an


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