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Airbus and Bombardier Announce C Series Partnership
Airbus SE and Bombardier Inc. are to become partners on the C Series aircraft programme. A corresponding agreement was signed today which brings together Airbus’ global reach and scale with Bombardier’s newest, state-of-the-art jet aircraft family.......
Canadian Army Conducts Counter Explosive Threat Exercise
The Canadian Armed Forces are conducting a counter explosive threat exercise involving international military participants and Canadian law enforcement agencies at Canadian Forces Base Borden and 4th Canadian Division Training Centre Meaford from October 16 to November 3, 2017.
Resolve-Class Naval Support Ship has Launched
Davie Shipbuilding today announced that during the weekend it launched the largest naval vessel ever to be delivered from a Canadian shipyard – on time, to budget and at an internationally competitive cost.
Viking Sells 2nd Series 400 Twin Otter to Panama
Viking Air Limited of Victoria, British Columbia, has sold its second Series 400 Twin Otter to the government of Panama for use by its Servicio Nacional Aeronaval (SENAN) Air Group based in Cocoli, Panama. The aircraft is scheduled for delivery in December 2017, and will be utilized to support
Boeing Launches Outreach Campaign in Canada
Boeing today launched an intensive multimedia campaign to raise awareness and understanding across Canada of the company's significant presence and annual impact on the nation's economy.
Options to Supplement Canada’s CF-18 Fleet
Public Services and Procurement Canada issued the following update on October 9th, 2017 on options to supplement Canada's CF-18 Fleet .....

MDA Renamed Maxar Technologies after Acquisition of DigitalGlobe
MDA has completed its acquisition of DigitalGlobe, the global leader in high resolution Earth imagery and information about our changing planet. The merger creates the leading integrated commercial provider of satellites, imagery and geospatial solutions to commercial and government
"Clearing the Way" Documentary Premieres in London, ON
"Clearing the Way" will make it's world debut at the Forest City Film Festival, October 26th in London, ON. This is the true story of 23 Field Squadron, Canadian Combat Engineers, deployed to the Kandahar area in Southern Afghanistan, from August 2006 until March, 2007.
C-27J Spartans Assist Hurricane Relief Efforts
The HC-27J Asset Project Office (APO) in Elizabeth City, North Carolina, deployed two C-27Js in response to Hurricane Harvey Aug. 28 to Sept. 4. During this time, the aircraft flew just under 50 hours and completed 31 sorties, transporting approximately 210 people and 75,000 pounds of cargo.
Irving Shipbuilding Centre of Excellence Covers Tuition for 12 NSCC Students
Twelve deserving students started their academic careers at seven Nova Scotia Community College (NSCC) campuses this month knowing that they can focus on their studies because their tuition is taken care of by the Irving Shipbuilding Centre of Excellence.
Canadian Bio Fuel Company Announces Collaboration with University of Florida
Agrisoma Biosciences Inc., is expanding its partnership with the University of Florida (UF) to advance the supply of bio jet fuel in the United States.
Héroux-Devtek Acquires Airbus Subsidiary
Héroux-Devtek, a leading international manufacturer of aerospace products, has announced an agreement to acquire Compañia Española de Sistemas Aeronauticos, S.A. ("CESA"), a subsidiary of Airbus SE for a purchase price of EUR140 million (approximately $205 million CDN).
Tim Page, Vice President, Government Relations – Seaspan Shipyards, addresses crowd
Seaspan Unveils First Offshore Fisheries Science Vessel
More than 3300 British Columbians flocked to Seaspan’s Vancouver Shipyards to attend an Open House hosted by Canada’s Non-Combat Shipbuilder on October 1, 2017.
Minister Sajjan Visits Ukraine
The Minister of National Defence Harjit S. Sajjan concluded his second visit to Ukraine, during which he reaffirmed Canada’s steadfast commitment to the country.‎  On arrival in Kyiv, the Minister was met by Ukrainian soldiers who welcomed him with an Honour Guard.
MDA Extends Support for DND Maritime Surveillance
MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates (“MDA”) has signed a five-year contract with Canada’s Department of National Defence (DND) that includes one base year in addition to four one-year renewals.


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