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Revision Adds New Helmet to Caiman Helmet Family
Revision Military unveiled a new addition to the Batlskin Caiman Helmet family: The Caiman Bump Helmet System. This new, distinct Caiman Bump helmet is built on an advanced reinforced polymer shell and is designed for the rigors of maritime and mobile maneuvers. 
Government Selects MDA to Protect Canadian Space Assets
MDA has been awarded a contract by Public Service Procurement Canada on behalf of the Defence Research and Development Canada, under the Space Operations program within the Joint Force Development portfolio, to develop a Threat Detection and Early Warning System to provide protection for
Brazil Orders Additional Airbus C295 SAR Aircraft
Brazil has ordered an additional Airbus C295 search and rescue (SAR) aircraft.  This will bring the total number of C295s in service with the Brazilian Air Force to 15. 
Magellan Delivers Satellite Technology for Deep Space Mission
Magellan Aerospace has delivered the first of three Power Control Units ("PCU") for an upcoming space mission.  In 2016, Magellan was selected by the Laboratory for Atmospheric and Space Physics ("LASP"), at the University of Colorado Boulder, to provide satellite technology for a future
HMCS Charlottetown Replaced on Operation REASSURANCE
HMCS Charlottetown is being replaced by HMCS St. John’s on Operation REASSURANCE following a successful six-month deployment as part of the Standing NATO Maritime Group One (SNMG1).
General Dynamics Awarded $1 Billion Contract from Romania
General Dynamics European Land Systems signed a contract to deliver up to 227 PIRANHA 5 wheeled armored vehicles in six different configurations to the Romanian Armed Forces. The contract has a total value exceeding $1 billion. It is part of the Romanian Army’s plan to modernize its legacy

Future Fighter Industry Day to be held in Ottawa
The Government of Canada will hold a Future Fighter Industry Day on January 22, 2018, in Ottawa. During this event, which is being organized in close partnership with CADSI and the Aerospace Industries Association of Canada (AIAC), Canada will present foreign governments and industry with the
Cascade Aerospace Awarded Contract from Mexican Air Force
Cascade Aerospace has been awarded a contract for the avionics modernization of one Fuerza Aérea Mexicana (FAM) L-100 (C- 130) Hercules aircraft.
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Maxar Appoints Mike Greenley as Group President of MDA
Maxar Technologies Ltd. , a leading global provider of advanced space technology solutions for commercial and government markets, today announced the appointment of Mike Greenley to serve as Group President of MDA.......
Canada’s Air Task Force in Romania Concludes Mission
Canada’s Air Task Force (ATF) in Romania will complete its four-month mission in support of Operation REASSURANCE and Block 45 of NATO enhanced Air Policing (eAP) on December 31, 2017.
John Maris addresses international innovators at Manhattan’s prestigious Shore Club
Marinvent’s Maris Wins Prestigious Award in NYC
CDR recently sent Quebec Bureau Chief, Peter Diekmeyer, to New York City for the Create the Future Design awards where John Maris, president and founder of Marinvent Corporation in Canada, was honoured. Here is his report.
The RCN’s New Ship Completes Sea-Trials
Davie Shipbuilding has announced that it has completed the construction, commissioning and sea-trials of the first Resolve-Class Naval Support Ship, Asterix. The ship was delivered on time, to budget and most importantly, at an internationally competitive cost. The ship departed Québec
Canada Announces New Pension Plan for Veterans
This monthly payment for life will reduce the complexity of support programs available to Veterans and their families. It will provide holistic benefits, including financial stability, for Canada's Veterans, with a particular focus on those most disabled.
Construction Launched on Third AOPS Built by Irving
The Government of Canada has announced the start of construction on the third Arctic and Offshore Patrol Ship (AOPS), the future HMCS Max Bernays, in Nova Scotia. The Canadian government is committed to rebuilding the marine industry, supporting technological innovation, and
Canada Signs Defence Cooperation Arrangement with UAE
Defence Minister Harjit S. Sajjan signed the Canada-UAE Defence Cooperation Arrangement with His Excellency Mohammed Ahmed Al Bowardi, Minister of State for Defense Affairs.


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