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3 Canadian Division Support Base (CDSB) Edmonton receives $45.3M investment for infrastructure upgrades

This energy performance contract (EPC) project will upgrade 124 buildings at the Edmonton military base, reducing the Base’s energy costs by 21%, or an estimated $2 million annually.

Boeing Awarded $3.4 Billion Contract for 17 P-8A Poseidon Aircraft

The U.S. Navy has awarded Boeing a $3.4 billion contract to begin manufacturing 14 P-8A Poseidon aircraft for the Royal Canadian Air Force and three additional P-8s for the German

First 2024 iteration of Canada’s Signature Arctic Sovereignty Exercise Begins

CAF will be hosting Operation NANOOK-NUNALIVUT, from March 1 to 17, 2024, in and around Resolute, Nunavut and Yellowknife, Northwest Territories, to demonstrate our resolve and ability to operate in

Bell and Leonardo Enter into Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to Evaluate Cooperation Opportunities in the Tiltrotor Technology Domain

The cooperative effort will begin in earnest with the NATO Next Generation Rotorcraft Capability (NGRC) Concept Study #5, where Leonardo will take the lead on a tiltrotor architecture proposal with

Leonardo to equip Canadian Armed Forces with counter-drone technology

Leonardo has been awarded a contract by Public Services and Procurement Canada (PSPC) to provide its Falcon Shield C-UAS system for operation by the Canadian Armed Forces. The company will

International Tactical Training Centre (ITTC) Trains Ukrainian Air Force Instructors

The ITTC programme is a customized training solution available right now and provides the Ukraine with a vital new cadre of fighter pilots, trained to Western standards by early 2025.

Vard Marine Inc. Welcomes Serco into the Team Vigilance Preferred Suppliers Program

VARD has named Serco as a Preferred Supplier to Team Vigilance. Adding Serco to Team Vigilance will ensure Canadian-based technical and engineering personnel are available to support every stage of

Minister Blair to visit Paris, France to strengthen international support for Ukraine

Minister Blair will attend a Conference on Support for Ukraine at the Élysée Palace hosted by the President of France, Emmanuel Macron. At this working meeting, Heads of State and

Joint Statement from Australia, Bahrain, Denmark, Canada, the Netherlands, New Zealand, United Kingdom, and United States on Additional Strikes Against the Houthis in Yemen

The militaries of the United States and United Kingdom, with support from Australia, Bahrain, Canada, Denmark, the Netherlands, and New Zealand, conducted an additional round of strikes against several targets

Prime Minister visits Kyiv and announces additional support for Ukraine

The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, visited Ukraine, alongside international partners, to reaffirm Canada's ongoing and unwavering support for Ukraine.

Atlantic Canada Defence Networking Event Heralds a Bright Future for the Atlantic Provinces

t a low-key event held at Volta, a partly government-funded coworking space in Halifax’s downtown, a crowd of about 80 sat during over a dozen presentations, punctuated by networking breaks.

Minister Blair participates in Fifth North American Defence Ministerial meeting

The Honourable Bill Blair, Minister of National Defence, met virtually with U.S. Secretary of Defense, Lloyd J. Austin III, Mexico’s Secretary of Defence (SEDENA),General Luis Cresencio Sandoval González, and Mexico’s

Canadian Coast Guard Ship Griffon Vessel Life Extension Contract Awarded

CCG awarded a contract following a competitive process, valued at approximately $44 million (including taxes) to Ocean Industries Inc. for the vessel life extension of the CCGS Griffon.

Over 800 Canadian-Built Drones Heading to Ukraine

The more than 800 drones, sourced from Teledyne FLIR in Waterloo, Ontario, have automated and autonomous navigation systems, enabling them to carry various camera systems and payloads to detect and

Government of Canada response to OPC Report on 2020 Cyber Attacks

The President of the Treasury Board, Anita Anand, Minister of Citizens' Services, Terry Beech, and the Minister of National Revenue, Marie-Claude Bibeau, issued the following statement in response to the

U.S. DoD selects CCC, Thornhill Medical for critical care devices

CCC is pleased to announce that it was awarded a contract by the United States Department of Defense (U.S. DoD) to supply up to $356 million (USD) of anesthesia and

Canada to Acquire a Short-Range Air Defence System and C-UAS System for CAF in Latvia

Canadian Armed Forces members deployed to NATO’s Canada-led Battle Group in Latvia will soon have two new defensive capabilities that are being acquired on an urgent basis. First, Canada is

MDA announces appointment of Yung Wu to Board of Directors

MDA Ltd.. a trusted space mission partner to the rapidly expanding global space industry, is pleased to announce the appointment of Yung Wu to MDA's Board of Directors.

Quebec’s Bronswerk Group awarded $100 million in contracts by Irving Shipbuilding to contribute to the next generation of vessels for Royal Canadian Navy

Two new contracts totaling over $100 million have been awarded to Quebec-based Bronswerk Group by Irving Shipbuilding Inc., to supply equipment for the new Canadian Surface Combatant (CSC) ships to

Minister Blair announces $60 million in military aid for Ukraine at 19th meeting of the Ukraine Defense Contact Group

Minister Blair announced that Canada will make a new contribution of $60 million to the UDCG Air Force Capability Coalition. This donation will support the setup of a sustainable F-16

MDA awarded contract from General Atomics Aeronautical Systems to support MQ-9B SkyGuardian RPAS for the Government of Canada

MDA Ltd. announced it has received a $74M contract from General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. (GA-ASI) to help deliver the fleet of MQ-9B SkyGuardian Remotely Piloted Aircraft Systems (RPAS) recently

Over 600 Canadian Armed Forces members training with Allies and partners in Alaska on Exercise GLOBAL RESOLVE 24

Over 350 Canadian Army soldiers will begin practicing their cold weather combat skills in a joint exercise at the Joint Pacific Multinational Readiness Center (JPMRC) in Fort Wainwright, Alaska from

OSI Contracted for In-Service Support for the RCN AOPS IBNS

OSI announced the contract for the Arctic and Offshore Patrol Ship/Joint Support Ship In-Service Support Integrated Bridge Navigation System (AJISS) through Thales Canada, for the RCN Arctic Offshore Patrol Ship

Lockheed Martin and Red 6 Announce AR Integration Progress for TF-50

Lockheed Martin and Red 6 announced a recently completed a groundbreaking effort to integrate the latest Red 6 augmented reality (AR) training technology with a TF-50 simulator. This phase-one milestone

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