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MDA announces strategic expansion in the UK

Global space technology company set to double its UK-based workforce and operations

Rogers Cybersecure Catalyst marks five-year anniversary with partnership renewal

Rogers Cybersecure Catalyst announced renewed investments, $15 million in new funding from Rogers, $1 million from RBC

Bill Blair releases second status report of the External Monitor

Minister of National Defence, Bill Blair, released the second biannual status report of the External Monitor, Jocelyne Therrien.

Bill Blair Announces Major Defence Investments in Halifax

This includes an initial investment of $26.6 million over six years to support establishing the North American regional office for NATO Defence Innovation Accelerator for the North Atlantic (DIANA) in

MDA initiates work on a new digital satellite constellation

MDA has received an Authorization to Proceed (ATP) contract from an undisclosed customer to start work on a new Non-Geostationary Orbit (NGSO) satellite constellation.

Significant BlackBerry Cybersecurity Deal Announced at APEC Leaders’ Summit

BlackBerry to provide full suite of cybersecurity solutions to Government of Malaysia in milestone long-term deal

Construction begins on new Air Force facility at CFB Bagotville

Construction begins on new $131 million Air Force Expeditionary Capability facility at Canadian Forces Base Bagotville

Voyageur Awarded DND Contract to Upgrade Dash 8-100 CT-142 Aircraft

Voyageur Aviation Corp. has been awarded a contract with the Department of National Defence to provide several upgrades to their fleet of Dash 8-100 CT-142 aircraft.

Satellite with Saab technology launched by SpaceX

Ymir-1, a satellite equipped with technology from Saab, was launched into space on 11 November onboard SpaceX Falcon 9.

GA-ASI Partners with Edge on MQ-9B

General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. (GA-ASI), a leading designer and manufacturer of Remotely Piloted Aircraft (RPA) systems, radars, electro-optics, and related mission systems, and EDGE, an advanced technology group for

RCN Forges Ties with the Kitikmeot Region

The Royal Canadian Navy (RCN) celebrated its third Northern Affiliation ceremony between His Majesty’s Canadian Ship (HMCS) Max Bernays and the Kitikmeot Region, in Cambridge Bay, Nunavut at Polar Knowledge

RCAF Releases Flypasts Schedule for Remembrance Day

Aircraft from the Royal Canadian Air Force will conduct flypasts for numerous Remembrance Day ceremonies across Canada throughout the day on Saturday, November 11.

Air Force Commander Says RCAF Not Ready for Conflict

Speaking in Ottawa November 7th at the 2023 Canadian Aerospace Summit, LGen Kenny said that his personnel are able to keep up with the various ‘competition’ management missions currently assigned

Hanwha Ocean to Join Canadian Patrol Submarine Project

Hanwha inked MOUs with CAE, J-Squared Technologies, Modest Tree, and Des Nedhe. They are key players in simulator technology, electronic componentry, virtual reality (VR) training systems, and submarine-related construction and

PLA Fighter Jets Intercept RCAF Cyclone Helicopter

On Sunday October 29, 2023, while deployed in support of Canada’s Indo-Pacific Strategy, HMCS Ottawa’s embarked CH-148 Cyclone helicopter was conducting routine exercises in the South China Sea, when it

CAF Hosts International Exercise ARDENT DEFENDER

Approximately 180 Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) members hosted nearly 150 members from partner nations for Exercise ARDENT DEFENDER, an international counter explosive exercise held at 5 Canadian Division Support Base

Kraken and L3Harris Collaborate on USSV Innovation

Kraken is collaborating with L3Harris Technologies to advance the integration of control systems within the K40 MANTA prototype. This is a pivotal step in the technical evolution of Kraken’s K40

Davie Finalizes Acquisition of Finland’s Helsinki Shipyard Oy (HSO)

The historic transaction combines the skills, experience and capabilities of two leaders in Arctic shipbuilding and other high-value products. While the Canadian and Finnish shipyard will be separate legal and

The Royal Canadian Legion names Canada’s 2023 National Silver Cross Mother

The Royal Canadian Legion is proud to share the story of this year’s National Silver Cross Mother, Gloria Hooper, of St. Claude, Manitoba. Mrs. Hooper will represent all Silver Cross

Duke Joins Team Vigilance

Team Vigilance is excited to announce Duke Marine Technical Services Canada Inc. (DUKE) as the first company to join Team Vigilance’s Preferred Supplier program. Vard Marine Inc. and DUKE has

Canadian Special Ops Deployed to Israel

According to a Global News article, Canada has sent a small team of Canadian special operations forces to Israel. According to the Global News article, the information was received from

Seaspan Shipyards Hosts Ceremonial Keel Laying for Second Joint Support Ship

Seaspan Shipyards hosted a ceremonial keel laying event for the Royal Canadian Navy’s (RCN) future HMCS Preserver on Friday, October 7th. HMCS Preserver will join HMCS Protecteur as the longest

MDA Will Launch its Next Generation Earth Observation Constellation on SpaceX’s Falcon 9 Rocket

MDA has selected SpaceX to be the launch service provider for CHORUS, MDA's next generation Earth observation constellation. CHORUS is targeted to launch on SpaceX's Falcon 9 rocket in the

CAE Announces Sale of its Healthcare Business for $311 million CAD

CAE announced that it has reached a definitive agreement to sell CAE's Healthcare business to Chicago-based Madison Industries for an enterprise value of C$311 million, subject to customary adjustments.

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