CAE Launches its CAE Rise Training System with AirAsia
CAE announced at the 2018 Singapore Airshow the launch of its newest pilot training innovation, the CAE Rise™ training system, with its longstanding partner AirAsia.
Canadian Army Deploys to Nunavut for NOREX 18
Approximately 235 members from 4th Canadian Division, the Canadian Army in Ontario, will conduct Northern Exercise 2018 (NOREX 18) in and around Resolute, Nunavut from February 4 to 17, 2018.
QRA Corp Completes Sale to RCAF
The RCAF is looking to acquire complex equipment and systems as part of the Strong, Secure and Engaged Defence Policy. In order to ensure best value for Canadians it is critical that the Statement of Requirements be clear and unambiguous. The QVscribe software can assist in this endeavor by
Defence Minister Sajjan Meets with Latvian Minister of Defence
Building upon the presence since 2017 of 455 Canadian troops in Latvia and previous bilateral meetings, Defence Minister Harjit S. Sajjan met with Latvian Minister of Defence Raimonds Bergmanis to discuss a range of defence and security priorities.
Canadian Military Releases Statement on Bell Let’s Talk Day
“Our Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) personnel and Veterans have put the safety and wellbeing of others before their own in many circumstances. From Bosnia to Afghanistan, Haiti and the Philippines, they have always risen to the challenge in the face of uncertainty."
Canadian Army dives into Gagetown, New Brunswick
Canadian Army divers, along with divers from respective NATO partner nations are participating in Exercise ROGUISH BUOY 2018; taking place at Canadian Forces Base (CFB) Gagetown Range and Training Area (near George Lake, New Brunswick) from January 30 to February 12, 2018.
Asterix Achieves Full Operational Capability
Davie Shipbuilding and Federal Fleet Services announced that following an intensive period of at-sea trials and testing, Asterix has been formally accepted by the Department of National Defence and has now entered full operational service with the Royal Canadian Navy (RCN) and Royal Canadian Air
Canada Announces Funding for Preservation of HMCS Sackville
As Canada’s oldest warship and the sole remaining Flower-class corvette, HMCS Sackville is an important part of Royal Canadian Navy history. As such the Government of Canada will be contributing up to $3.5 million to the Canadian Naval Memorial Trust for extensive repairs to HMCS
Government Awards Weapons System Support Contract
The Honourable Harjit S. Sajjan, Minister of National Defence, announced the award of a contract in support of weapons systems that will protect Canadian ships and sailors over the next two decades. Valued at $704 million, this contract will also benefit Canadians, as it is expected to create
Airbus Breaks Ground on FWSAR Training Center
Airbus officially broke ground on a new state-of-the-art training centre for future C295 aircraft crews and technicians at CFB Comox. The training centre will prepare aircrew and maintenance personnel to operate Canada’s 16 C295s and will house a full flight simulator, a range of
CANSOFCOM Takes Delivery of New Combat Vehicle
The Canadian Special Operations Forces Command (CANSOFCOM) has accepted delivery of its first Ultra-Light Combat Vehicles (ULCV). These vehicles, which were procured from Polaris Industries Limited, will help protect members of Canada’s Special Operations Forces as they conduct missions in
Government Increases Support to Military Families
Canada's Department of National Defence announced $6 million per year in new funding to modernize the Military Family Services Program and provide additional support to military families. The modernization and additional support is part of the broader Comprehensive Military Family Plan
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.