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Cascade Awarded C-130J Heavy Maintenance Center Status
Cascade Aerospace. announces that C-130 Hercules manufacturer Lockheed Martin recently executed an agreement that formalized Cascade as one of only two authorized Lockheed Martin C-130J Heavy Maintenance Centers (HMC) in the world. With this new designation, Cascade is now dual-qualified as both
Airbus Helicopter Expands Ontario Facility
Airbus Helicopters Canada (formerly called Eurocopter Canada) announced that it will be adding a new production line at its Fort Erie, ON helicopter production facility, creating approximately 40 new high-skill manufacturing jobs.
AIAC Applauds New Defence Procurement Strategy
The government unveiled its new Defence Procurement Strategy, stating that the strategy will leverage military procurements so that they provide greater benefits to Canadian industry and jobs, and also play a key role in the way the government evaluates bid proposals in the future.
Government Unveils New Defence Procurement Strategy
The Honourable Diane Finley, Minister of Public Works and Government Services and the Honourable Robert Nicholson, Minister of National Defence, launched Canada’s new Defence Procurement Strategy (DPS).  The three key objectives of the Defence Procurement
Héroux-Devtek Acquires British Landing Gear Company
Héroux-Devtek Inc. has acquired the entire share capital of U.K.-based APPH Limited and U.S.-based APPH Wichita, Inc. (together "APPH"), subsidiaries of BBA Aviation Plc. APPH is an integrated provider of landing gear and hydraulic systems and assemblies for original equipment
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

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