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Irving Shipbuilding awards W.R. Davis Engineering $30-million contract to support construction of Canadian Surface Comabatants

Irving Shipbuilding awarded W.R. Davis a contract totalling over $30-million to design and implement the full engine intake and exhaust system, as well as the infrared suppression devices for the

OSI INS Factory Acceptance Test Successfully Completed for Bung Tomo Class MRLF Modernization Program

OSI Maritime Systems (OSI) is pleased to announce the successful completion of the Integrated Navigation System (INS) Factory Acceptance Test (FAT) as part of a modernization program for the Indonesian

Seaspan Unveils New Marine Firefighting Ship SimulatorShip

Simulator will Improve Emergency Preparedness for the North Shore Industrial Waterfront. Regional fire departments will now receive hands-on practice at shipboard firefighting at a new training facility designed to enhance

Newly Acquired Boeing Next-Generation 737-800 Aircraft Makes Inaugural Freight Delivery to Nunavik

Air Inuit announced the first of three Boeing Next-Generation 737-800s acquired in 2023 entered into service, arriving at Kuujjuaq Airport today with its inaugural delivery of essential freight to be

FREQUENTIS drone-based CBRN detection system advances European defence

In a landmark achievement to strengthen European security, CNS Solutions & Support, as a member of the Frequentis Group, has announced the completion of the CBRN Reconnaissance and Surveillance System

Canadian Army welcomes new Commander

Lieutenant-General Michael Wright assumed his new position as Commander Canadian Army from Lieutenant-General Jocelyn (Joe) Paul. The ceremony, presided over by General Wayne Eyre, Chief of the Defence Staff, was

New Commander for 1 CAD/Canadian NORAD Region/JFAC/Search and Rescue Region Trenton

Major-General (MGen) Chris McKenna assumed command of 1 Canadian Air Division (CAD), Canadian NORAD Region (CANR), Joint Force Air Component (JFAC) and Search and Rescue Region Trenton from MGen Iain

Canada plans to hit NATO’s 2% defence spending target by 2032

“Seventy-five years ago, Canada helped to establish the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO), an Alliance based on the principles of democracy, individual liberty, and the rule of law. NATO ensures

OSI to Open German Office, Expanding EMEA Presence and Matching Operational Strength

OSI Maritime Systems (OSI) is pleased to announce the forthcoming opening of its newest office in Kiel, Germany. This strategic expansion will strengthen OSI’s presence in the region and ensure

Davie plans to play a key role in Support of partnership between Finland, Canada and US to build icebreakers

Davie, the Canada-based multinational shipbuilder, today announced its intention to be among the first private sector contributors to an historic trilateral agreement between the governments of Canada, Finland, and the

Canada, Finland, and the United States joint statement on ICE Pact

“As leaders of Arctic nations, Canada, Finland, and the United States, recognizing the enduring importance of the region to our collective economic, climate, and national security, we resolve to deepen

Australian Government announces acquisition of precision loitering munition

This acquisition underscores the Albanese Government’s commitment to equipping ADF personnel with world‑leading lethality and protection to ensure they are capable of successfully conducting tasks and maintaining an advantage against

Quebec based Héroux-Devtek enters into agreement to be acquired by U.S. based private equity firm

Héroux-Devtek Inc. ("Héroux-Devtek" or the "Corporation"), a leading international manufacturer of aerospace products and the world's third-largest landing gear manufacturer, today announced that it has entered into an arrangement agreement

DND releases statement regarding the acquisition of new submarines

The Honourable Bill Blair, Minister of National Defence, announced that Canada is taking the first step towards the procurement of up to 12 conventionally-powered, under-ice capable submarines – and that

BAE Systems delivers advanced radar warning receivers to protect U.S. Air Force aircraft

BAE Systems is delivering AN/ALR-56M Advanced Radar Warning Receivers to the U.S. Air Force to help protect C-130J Super Hercules aircraft missions under contracts worth $133 million with the Defense

New Commander for Canadian Forces Intelligence Command

Canadian Forces Intelligence Command (CFINTCOM) completed a change of command ceremony at the Major-General (MGen) George R. Pearkes building in Ottawa, where MGen David Abboud assumed command from Lieutenant-General (LGen)

HENSOLDT supplies air defence radars to Latvia and Slovenia

Sensor specialist HENSOLDT is providing massive support for the German ‘European Sky Shield Initiative’ ESSI: As part of an order from Diehl Defence worth more than 100 million euros, HENSOLDT

Vard Marine Inc. Welcomes IDS North America Ltd. into the Team Vigilance Preferred Suppliers Program

At CANSEC 2024, it was announced that Montreal-based IDS North America Ltd. (IDSNA) has been recognized as a Preferred Supplier to Team Vigilance. IDSNA is a Canadian company and subsidiary

New Commander for Canadian Joint Operations Command

, Lieutenant-General Steve Boivin assumed leadership of the Canadian Joint Operations Command (CJOC) from Commander Vice-Admiral Bob Auchterlonie. The Chief of the Defence Staff (CDS), General Wayne Eyre, presided over

CCC, L3Harris Technologies to Repair U.S. Navy and Marine Corps Aircraft

CCC is pleased to announce a new contract with the United States Department of Defense worth up to $22 million USD for aircraft repair services provided by L3Harris Technologies to

Defence Minister Bill Blair to travel to Washington, D.C. for NATO Summit

Minister Bill Blair will visit Washington, D.C., from July 8-11 to attend the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) Summit and participate in side events. Minister Blair will join Foreign Policy

Lieutenant-General Jennie Carignan Appointed as New Chief of the Defence Staff

The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, announced the upcoming appointment of Lieutenant-General Jennie Carignan, currently Chief, Professional Conduct and Culture, National Defence, as Chief of the Defence Staff. She will be

Canada Assumes Command of Standing NATO Maritime Group Two SNMG2

Commodore (Cmdre) Matthew Coates of the Royal Canadian Navy (RCN) has assumed command of Standing NATO Maritime Group Two (SNMG2) during a Change of Command ceremony held in Toulon, France.

Construction Starts on Canadian Surface Combatants

Construction has started on the Royal Canadian Navy’s new fleet of 15 Canadian Surface Combatants (CSC) at Irving Shipbuilding in Halifax. The project is budgeted at $56-60 billion (before taxes)

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