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Canadian FELLFAB Partners on Load Carriage Systems
FELLFAB President Eric Taylor and Granite Gear, LLC CEO Bryan Kinsley jointly announced that a strategic alliance has been set in place between the two companies. Granite Gear, LLC of Two Harbors, Minnesota, has granted FELLFAB, based out of Hamilton, Ontario, the sole licence to make,
Free Trade Agreement with South Korea Benefits Canadian Aerospace Exporters
The announcement today of a Free Trade Agreement between Canada and South Korea that will make it easier for the export-intensive Canadian aerospace industry to do business in South Korea.
Vietnam Employs Viking Twin Otter in Search for Missing Airliner
Initial news reports from Vietnam indicate that the Vietnam Navy, utilizing a Twin Otter Series 400 manufactured by Victoria’s Viking Air, has spotted what appeared to be aircraft debris off the coast of Vietnam during the on-going search mission for the missing Malaysia Airlines Flight
First Flight of Boeing Maritime Surveillance Aircraft
Boeing’s Maritime Surveillance Aircraft (MSA) demonstrator recently completed its first flight to verify airworthiness, an important milestone toward providing a low-risk and cost-effective maritime surveillance solution designed for search and rescue, anti-piracy patrols and coastal and
AgustaWestland Opens Canadian Supply Centre
AgustaWestland, a Finmeccanica company, has signed an agreement for its first Canadian Supply Center, to be strategically located in Toronto and operated by Chartright Executive Helicopters. The supply center will allow for materials to be moved closer to the customer and serve the expanding
GDLS Wins Massive Contract with Saudi Arabia
On February 14th, 2014, the Honourable Ed Fast, Minister of International Trade, and Danny Deep, Vice President, General Dynamics Land Systems-Canada, announced an historic contract, reported to be worth US$10 billion to sell an undisclosed number of armoured vehicles and associated


CAE Receives Government Funding for R&D Program
CAE announced today that the Government of Canada will participate in its latest research and development (R&D) program through a repayable investment of $250 million. The goal of CAE's Project Innovate, which will span five and a half years, is to develop and expand CAE's current modelling
ImStrat Expands ISR Training into Asia
ImStrat Corporation is expanding its Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (ISR) training services offering throughout South East Asia. The company has formalized an agreement with Singapore based SkyMap Global. The synergy of both companies professional services offering of analytics
COM DEV Completes Design Review of Search and Rescue Repeater
COM DEV International, a leading manufacturer of space hardware subsystems, announced that it has successfully completed the Preliminary Design Review (PDR) milestone of the Medium Earth Orbit Search and Rescue (MEOSAR) Project.  In March of 2013, COM DEV announced that it had been awarded
OSI to Design Bridge and Navigation Systems for Canadian AOPS
OSI Maritime Systems has been selected by Lockheed Martin Canada to support the design activity of the bridge and navigation capabilities for the Royal Canadian Navy’s (RCN) new class of Arctic/Offshore Patrol Ships (AOPS).  Lockheed Martin Canada is one of AOPS Prime Contractor
BC Aerospace to Receive $5 Million Boost from Province
In its annual budget released yesterday, the BC government confirmed its commitment to the growth of the aerospace sector in British Columbia, saying that it would work with AIAC Pacific to deliver on its $5 million campaign promise in last year's provincial election.
PyroGenesis to Deliver Second Marine Plasma System to US Navy
PyroGenesis Canada, an environmental solutions company that designs, develops and manufactures plasma waste-to-energy systems and plasma torch products, is on schedule to deliver its second commercial Marine Plasma System to Newport News Shipbuilding by Q4 2014, having already achieved 67%
Rolls-Royce Secures Deal to Power Future C-130J
Rolls-Royce has completed a long-term agreement with Lockheed Martin worth up to US$1 billion to deliver approximately 600 engines to power future C-130J Super Hercules aircraft.
Gen. Lawson Outlines Priorities for Canadian Forces
General Tom Lawson, Chief of the Defence Staff (CDS), will provide an address outlining the current state and priorities of Canada’s Armed Forces, at the next Signature Lecture at The Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI).
Aerospace Industry Applauds Space Policy Framework
The government has released its new Space Policy Framework, which will serve as a guide for the Canadian space program’s future priorities and activities. The announcement comes as a response to recommendations included in the Emerson Report on Aerospace and Space Programs and Policies for

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