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Cubic Wins Multiple U.S. Air Force Contracts

Cubic Defense has secured a Multiple Award Contract–Indefinite Delivery, Indefinite Quantity (MAC ID/IQ) from the U.S. Air Force Life Cycle Management Center, Architecture & Integration Directorate (AFLCMC/XA).

Saab Receives Order for Gripen C/D Upgrade

Saab has received an additional order from the Swedish Defence Materiel Administration (FMV) to ensure the continued operation and capability enhancement of Gripen C/D. The order is valued at SEK

HENSOLDT and Airdyne Join Forces for Mission Aircraft Retrofit

Sensor solutions provider HENSOLDT joins forces with U.S. mission aircraft supplier Airdyne Aerospace Inc., to jointly offer an integrated and certified mission suite, in a first step specifically for C-130

MARSS Completes Demonstrations with UK MoD

MARSS Group has successfully demonstrated its NiDAR powered Command and Control (C2) systems to the UK MoD – showcasing its ability to present multi-domain data on a single screen.

Shield AI Announces Multi-Year Agreement with Sentient Vision to offer AI-Enabled Situational Awareness

A groundbreaking AI technology collaboration between Shield AI, an American defense technology company building the world’s best AI pilot, and Sentient Vision Systems (Sentient), an Australia-based leader in AI-enabled real-time

Canada Awards $560M Contract to Weir Canada to Manage the Naval Engineering Test Establishment (NETE)

Public Services and Procurement Canada (PSPC), on behalf of the Department of National Defence, awarded a $560-million contract to Weir Canada Inc. to manage the Naval Engineering Test Establishment (NETE).

Airbus Signs € 1.2 billion in Contracts for Work on French A330 MRTT Fleet

Airbus Defence and Space has signed two contracts valued at € 1.2 billion in total with France’s Direction générale de l'armement (DGA) and Direction de la Maintenance Aéronautique (DMAé) for

Minister Blair & DND Release Statement Regarding the Explosion at Al Ahli Arab Hospital on October 17

“Canada is deeply saddened by the loss of life caused by the explosion at Al Ahli Arab hospital in Gaza on October 17, 2023. We reiterate our sincere condolences to

Contract Awarded for CCG’s First-Ever Hybrid Vessel

Canada has awarded a $55.5 million contract to Chantier Naval Forillon in Gaspé, Quebec, to build the Canadian Coast Guard’s (CCG) first-ever diesel-electric hybrid vessel with a Battery Energy Storage

Remote Rescue Recognized as Winner of 2022 Cormorant Trophy

Leonardo is has announced the winners of the 2022 Cormorant Trophy which has been awarded to Rescue 439, a CH-149 Griffon helicopter crew that pushed the aircraft to its limits

Saab Collaborates in NATO Underwater Exercises

Saab’s underwater systems supported elements of two ‘operational experimentation exercises’ involving over 2,000 civilian and military personnel from 15 NATO nations, Ireland and Sweden.

Meta Materials Appoints Jim Fusaro as New CEO

Meta Materials Inc. has announced that its Board of Directors has appointed Mr. Jim Fusaro as Chief Executive Officer, effective immediately. George Palikaras has been removed as President and CEO

Minister Blair Concludes Visit to Belgium for Ukraine Defense Contact Group and NATO Defence Ministers’ Meetings

The Honourable Bill Blair, Minister of National Defence, concluded a productive visit to Brussels, Belgium, where he participated in the 16th United States-led Ukraine Defense Contact Group (UDCG) meeting and

More Military Donations Heading to Ukraine

This includes boots, thermal layers, and winter sleeping bags. This also includes patterned military uniforms for 2000 female Armed Forces of Ukraine soldiers, which will be manufactured in Canada. This

SEA Canada Launches in Canada

Leading UK defence and security electronic system specialist SEA has launched in Canada following its recent acquisition of defence support provider JSK Naval Support Inc (JSK).

Team Vigilance Grows

As a part of the ongoing development effort, Team Vigilance is working to assemble a broad coalition of Canadian companies that can offer important services and vital equipment to the

Canadian UAVs and The Des Nedhe Group Partner to Provide UAV Services for the Energy Sector

The Des Nedhe Group and Canadian UAVs have formally partnered to provide industrial scale UAV (drone) services for the energy sector. This joint venture is a demonstration of advancing partnerships

Arcfield Canada and OneLogistics Partner to Support Canada’s F-35 Program

Arcfield Canada, a leading provider of high value logistics and in-service support for aircraft avionics, C5ISR, electronic warfare, and advanced systems support to the Royal Canadian Air Force (RCAF), and

GDMS-Canada Begins Modifications on First Portuguese P-3C Aircraft with CCC and IMP Aerospace & Defence

General Dynamics Mission Systems–Canada has inducted the first of five P-3C aircraft from the Portuguese Air Force for upgrade alongside CCC (Canadian Commercial Corporation) at IMP Aerospace & Defence facilities

Defence Spending Cuts – Not According to Bill Blair

At the NATO summit in Lithuania, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau along with Canada’ allies agreed to make two per cent of GDP the minimum spend on defence and pledged that

BMO Expands Employee Benefits for Canadian Military Reservists and their Families

BMO has announced expanded benefits for its employees who are members of the Canadian military community and their families. Effective October 1, 2023, these BMO employees will be eligible for

Minister of Defence, Bill Blair, Participates in Ukraine Defense Contact Group Meeting in Germany

The Honourable Bill Blair, Minister of National Defence, participated in the 15th Ukraine Defense Contact Group (UDCG) meeting at Ramstein Air Base in Germany. The meeting, hosted by United States

Operation NANOOK 2023 Successfully Concluded in Canada’s Arctic

Operation NANOOK 2023’s two summer serials demonstrating the Canadian Armed Forces’ (CAF) abilities to deploy forces and conduct exercises with our Allies and international and Whole of Government partners in

CAE and Textron Aviation Defense Partner on Next-Gen Training

CAE has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Textron Aviation Defense LLC that expands efforts to support defence force preparation, integrate next-generation aircraft and develop advanced capabilities. The collaboration

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