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Canada Releases List of Possible Fighter Jet Suppliers
The Government of Canada published a list of eligible suppliers that will be invited to submit proposals under the competition to replace Canada's fighter fleet.  The suppliers consist of foreign governments and fighter aircraft manufacturers that will be invited to participate in formal
Magellan Partners with Robinson Helicopter
Magellan Aerospace’s Wire Strike Protection System™ (WSPS™) is now available for the Robinson R66 helicopter platform.  The WSPS™ is designed to provide a measure of protection for helicopters in level flight in the event of an encounter with horizontally strung
Navantia Selected for Concept Design of the FFG(X) program for the U.S. Navy
The Government of the United States has awarded a contract to the United States shipyard General Dynamics Bath Iron Works (GDBIW), supported by the Spanish ship designer and shipyard Navantia, for a conceptual design for the FFG(X) program.  The FFG(X) Program is considering the acquisition
Rolls-Royce Canada to Supply Technology for Royal Navy’s Type 26 Combat Ship
Rolls-Royce Canada has won a contract with BAE Systems for its innovative mission bay handling technology for the UK Royal Navy’s new Type 26 Global Combat Ship.
Raytheon Overhauling RCN’s Weapon Systems
Raytheon Canada is overhauling and providing in-service support for the Phalanx Close-In Weapon Systems operated by the Royal Canadian Navy.  Raytheon produces Phalanx, a rapid-fire, computer-controlled radar and 20mm gun system that automatically acquires, tracks and destroys enemy threats
CFMWC Awards Contract to C4i
The Canadian Forces Maritime Warfare Centre (CFMWC) has selected MILSIM as an integral part of the Royal Canadian Navy’s (RCN) Modelling and Simulation (M&S) Infrastructure. Over the four-year contract, MILSIM will provide the Royal Canadian Navy with a Commercial off the shelf


Airbus' SpaceDataHighway
MDA Signs $4M Contract with Airbus
MDA, a Maxar Technologies company, has signed a contract valued at approximately $4M CAD with Airbus for design studies dedicated to the optical data relay payload of the third SpaceDataHighway satellite. During this phase, MDA will define the preliminary design of the EDRS-D optical data relay
Canada Rejoins NATO Airborne Warning and Control System Program
he Government is committed to both the security and safety of Canadians and the protection of their rights and freedoms. Canada is playing a strong and constructive role in the world by making concrete contributions to international peace and security – including at the North Atlantic
Bluedrop Training and Simulation Receives $1.1M Contract from Canada
Through the BCIP, Bluedrop Training and Simulation received a $1.1-million contract for its virtual reality Rescue Hoist Simulator. This stand-alone unit allows users to safely practice rescue missions in a variety of true-to-life settings such as ocean, coastal regions and mountains. The
Rheinmetall Books New Multi-Million-Dollar Contract with U.S. Military
America’s armed forces recently issued Rheinmetall two new multi-million-dollar munitions contracts. In September the U. S. Marine Corps ordered day and night-capable 40mm x 46 practice cartridges worth around US$3 million (€2.5 million). These cartridges contain no environmentally
Puma™ AE (All Environment) unmanned aircraft built by Aerovironment
MDA to Provide New Technology to the RCN
MDA, a Maxar Technologies company, has signed a contract valued at approximately $8M CAD with Canada's Department of National Defence (DND) to provide Maritime Miniature Unmanned Aircraft Systems (MMUAS). MDA's solution is based on the Puma™ AE (All Environment) unmanned aircraft
IMP Partners With Air Asia
On February 6, Air Asia Company Limited signed an MOU with IMP Aerospace & Defence to form a strategic partnership in the pursuit and sustainment of P-3 and C-130 aircraft modification and maintenance work.
Schiebel CAMCOPTER® S-100 rotary-wing unmanned aircraft
MDA to Provide UAS Surveillance Services
MDA, a Maxar Technologies company, has signed a contract with an unnamed international customer to provide turnkey, unmanned aircraft system (UAS) surveillance services.
Chapdelaine Leaves Lockheed Martin Canada
After five years in her role as Vice President and General Manager for Lockheed Martin Canada (RMS), Chapdelaine has been appointed General Manager of the Lockheed Martin Baltimore, Maryland, production facility where she will oversee the company’s Controls, Launchers and Weapons System
L3 WESCAM Launches New Technology
L3 WESCAM has created smarter, more technologically advanced electro-optical and infrared (EO/IR) systems by incorporating high-performing imaging and processing technologies into its MX™-Series product line. These new technologies will enable MX operators to conduct missions with enhanced

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