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Replacing and Supplementing Canada's Fighter Jets
The Government of Canada has launched an open and transparent competition to permanently replace Canada’s fighter fleet with 88 advanced jets. This represents an increase in fleet size of more than a third from what was planned prior to the Strong, Secure, Engaged defence policy (65
Canada Launches New CF-18 Replacement Program
The Canadian government has announced its plans to launch a program to replace Canada’s CF-18 fleet. In addition to this major announcement, the government has also confirmed its intentions to still purchase the rumoured 18 second hand F-18s from Australia.
First Arctic and Offshore Patrol Ship Assembled at Irving’s Halifax Shipyard
The Royal Canadian Navy's first Arctic and Offshore Patrol Ship (AOPS), the future HMCS Harry DeWolf, is now assembled at Irving Shipbuilding's Halifax Shipyard.
Seaspan Shipyards Celebrates Launch of First OFSV
Seaspan Shipyards celebrated the launch of the first large vessel to be designed and built under the Government of Canada's National Shipbuilding Strategy (NSS) - OFSV1, the first of three Offshore Fisheries Science Vessels (OFSV).
Boeing Releases Statement Regarding Canada’s IFCP
We have read reports that the Government of Canada is choosing to purchase used F/A-18 Classic Hornets from the Royal Australian Air Force in lieu of new Super Hornet fighter jets. 
Calian Proud to Support Health and Wellness of CAF Members
Calian Group is pleased to support key Defence Policy objectives related to the health and wellness of the members of the Canadian Armed Forces (CAF), Veterans and their families.

Alion Confirms CSC Proposal Submission
Alion Science and Technology, along with its subsidiary Alion Canada, has confirmed that it submitted a proposal for the Canadian Surface Combatant program on November 30. “Our solution delivers an effective, affordable, production-ready 21st century naval capability to meet Canada’s
Canada Names New Coast Guard Lifeboat for Atlantic Region
On behalf of the Honourable Dominic LeBlanc, Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard, Andy Fillmore, Member of Parliament for Halifax announced that Canada's Atlantic Region will receive a new lifeboat, called the CCGS Pennant Bay. 
Airbus Helicopters Completes Delivery to Mexican Navy
The Mexican Navy has received its final two AS565 MBe Panther helicopters during a delivery ceremony at Airbus Helicopters in Marignane. With their order for ten units in 2014, the Mexican Navy became the launch customer of this new version. The first four helicopters were delivered in 2016 and
RCAF announces pilot and theme for 2018 CF-18 Demonstration Team
Capt. Porteous will wow audiences across North America and in the United Kingdom during the 2018 air show season, flying his specially painted CF-18 Hornet commemorating the 60th Anniversary of the North American Aerospace Defense Command (NORAD).
Airbus Completes Sale of Vector Aerospace to StandardAero
On November 3, 2017, the companies annunced that StandardAero Aviation Holdings, Inc. had finalized the acquisition of Vector Aerospace Holding SAS from Airbus SE. 
NovAtel’s GPS Anti-Jam Technology Selected by Type 26 Frigate
NovAtel’s GPS Anti-Jam Technology (GAJT®) has been selected for the United Kingdom’s Type 26 Frigates to meet a requirement as part of a protected navigation system. These vessels are 21st Century warships that will replace the Type 23 Frigate as the workhorse of the British
Navantia Team Submits Proposal for CSC
The team’s proposal is focused on delivering an operationally proven design and leveraging the capabilities key Canadian companies to deliver a ship that is ideally suited to Canada’s requirement. A solution based on the proven F-105 frigate design for the Spanish Navy has been
Lockheed Martin Canada Pulls Out Big Guns for CSC
Lockheed Martin announced today the formation of an all-star partnership that will compete on the $60 billion Canadian Surface Combattant program.CAE, L3 Technologies, MDA and Ultra
BAE Systems, CAE, Lockheed Martin Canada, L3 Technologies, MDA and Ultra Electronics Join Forces to Deliver CSC Proposal
Two days prior to the procurement closure date, Lockheed Martin Canada has confirmed delivery of the proposal for the Canadian Surface Combatant (CSC) program signifying that the acquisition has moved to the next critical phase.


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