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

The militaries of the United States and United Kingdom, at the direction of their respective governments with support from Australia, Bahrain, Canada, and the Netherlands, conducted an additional round of

Thales Canada Named a Top Employer for Young People

Canada’s Top 100 Employers competition, a benchmark of the country’s best workplaces, has recognized Thales as a Top Employer for young Canadians. With Canadian operations spanning from coast to coast,

Minister Blair announces new military donations for Ukraine at the 18th meeting of the Ukraine Defense Contact Group

The Honourable Bill Blair, Minister of National Defence, participated virtually in the 18th Ukraine Defense Contact Group (UDCG) meeting. The meeting brought together representatives from more than 50 countries, who

COTA Aviation Awarded Contract to Replace Galley’s on Canada’s Victoria-Class Submarines

COTA Aviation (COTA) is pleased to announce that it has been awarded a contract following a competitive tender to design and deliver new modern galley facilities for Canada's four Victoria-Class

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

At CANSEC 2023, Vard Marine Inc. (VARD), a Fincantieri company, proudly launched VIGILANCE, as their solution to replace the Royal Canadian Navy’s (RCN) Kingston Class Maritime Coastal Defence Vessels (MCDV)

Sustaining the Royal Canadian Air Force’s fleet of CH-146 Griffon helicopters

The Government of Canada is committed to extending the life and existing capabilities of the CH-146 Griffon helicopters to support the Canadian Armed Forces and keep Canadians safe.

Canada takes Command of Combined Task Force 150

Canada assumed command of Combined Task Force 150 (CTF 150) from France at a ceremony held earlier today in Bahrain. Captain (Navy) Collin Matthews of the Royal Canadian Navy has

Modernizing the ships our coastal communities rely on

Following a competitive process, the contract for the conversion and refit of the Canadian Coast Guard Ship (CCGS) Judy LaMarshhas been awarded to St. John's Dockyard Ltd. (Newdock). This contract

Airbus Helicopters to expand unmanned aerial system portfolio with acquisition of Aerovel

Airbus Helicopters and Aerovel have signed an agreement regarding the acquisition of Aerovel and its unmanned aerial system (UAS), Flexrotor, as part of a strategy to strengthen its portfolio of

Power Team announced as preferred bidder for LVM

Public Services and Procurement Canada (PSPC) has officially announced General Dynamics Land Systems-Canada (GDLS-Canada), representing the Power Team, as the preferred bidder for its Logistics Vehicle Modernization (LVM) project.

Skunk Works® Rolls Out X-59, NASA’s Newest X-Plane

Lockheed Martin Skunk Works® rolled out the X-59, a unique experimental aircraft designed to quiet the sonic boom, at a ceremony in Palmdale, California. The ceremony marked a significant milestone

CAE’s CEO Marc Parent to be inducted as a Living Legend of Aviation

CAE President and CEO Marc Parent will be inducted as a Living Legend of Aviation during the organization's annual gala. The Living Legends of Aviation are individuals who are recognized

Chief of the Defence Staff, Gen. Wayne Eyre will retire this summer

The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, announced that General Wayne Eyre, after 40 years of service, will retire this summer as Chief of the Defence Staff, a position he has held

Government of Canada announces preferred bidder for Logistics Vehicle Modernization project in support of Canadian Armed Forces

Public Services and Procurement Canada (PSPC) has identified General Dynamics Land Systems–Canada as the preferred bidder to provide the CAF with a new fleet of light and heavy logistics vehicles,

CAE has been Awarded a Contract from Bell Textron Under the U.S. Army Future Long Range Assault Aircraft (FLRAA) Program

CAE Defense & Security has been awarded a contract from Bell Textron Inc. to support the U.S. Army Future Long Range Assault Aircraft (FLRAA) program. The Bell V280 Valor tiltrotor

Kongsberg Aviation Maintenance Services AS selects IFS Cloud to streamline operations and strengthen asset reliability

Kongsberg Aviation Maintenance Services AS (KAMS) has selected IFS Cloud to streamline operational efficiency and build long-term asset resilience.

Drone Delivery Canada receives approval for BVLOS flights and dangerous goods transportation on its dronecare project

Drone Delivery Canada Corp. announced that it has achieved official approval for Beyond Visual Line-of-Sight ("BVLOS") flights in tandem with the transportation of dangerous goods for its DroneCare route.

RaceRocks 3D Secures $3M in Funding from Raven Capital

RaceRocks 3D Inc., a Victoria-based training modernization company has secured an investment from Raven Capital – North America’s premier Indigenous venture capital fund.

U.S Army Signs Agreement with BAE Systems for New M777 Structures

BAE Systems has signed an agreement with the U.S Army for M777 lightweight howitzer major structures, under an Undefinitized Contract Action (UCA), which is currently limited to $50 million. This

Boeing Delivers First Orca Extra Large Uncrewed Undersea Vehicle to U.S. Navy

Boeing has delivered the first Orca Extra Large Uncrewed Undersea Vehicle (XLUUV) to the U.S Navy. The XLUUV, designated by the Navy as “Orca,” is a new class of autonomous

CAE GmbH delivers NH90 Full Mission training centre to the German Navy

Members of the NATO Support and Procurement Agency (NSPA), Federal Office of Bundeswehr Equipment, Information Technology and In-Service Support (BAAINBw), Naval Command, Naval Support Command and local government officials joined

Drone Delivery Canada Completes First Milestone of the Canary Contract with the Department of National Defence

Drone Delivery Canada Corp. has completed the first of two milestones as part of the contract (the "Contract") with the Department of National Defence and the Canadian Armed Forces' Innovation

Saab receives order from NATO for RBS 70 Bolide missiles

Saab has received an order for RBS 70 Bolide missiles from the NATO Support and Procurement Agency (NSPA). The order value amounts to SEK 350 million and deliveries will take

GDMS-C Awarded Four Land C4ISR Contracts for the Canadian Army Valued at $1.68 Billion

General Dynamics Mission Systems–Canada was awarded four contracts – cumulatively valued at up to $1.68 Billion CDN – by the Government of Canada to support the Land Command, Control, Communications,

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