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Minister Blair and Michael McLeod highlight federal investments for wildfire response and recovery in Indigenous and northern communities

The Honourable Bill Blair, Minister of National Defence, and Michael McLeod, Member of Parliament for the Northwest Territories, met with the Tłı̨chǫ Government in Behchokǫ̀ to discuss the upcoming wildfire

NP Aerospace Extends Ukraine Support with Norway Contract

NP Aerospace is continuing its support for Ukraine with the delivery of a further 2,000 sets of body armour and carrier vests via Norway and the UK Ministry of Defence.

Lockheed Martin Australia and the Department of Defence Sign Strategic Partnership Head Contract to Advance Australia’s Integrated Air and Missile Defence Capability

Lockheed Martin Australia signed a landmark AUD$500 million contract with the Department of Defence to build Australia’s future Joint Air Battle Management System under project - AIR6500 Phase 1 (AIR6500-1).

GSTS selected by Canada-US Seaways to provide Enhanced Analytics and Voyage Information System Predictability with OCIANA®

Global Spatial Technology Solutions announced that it has been awarded a contract for a Voyage Information System (VIS) by St. Lawrence Seaway Management Corporation (SLSMC) and Great Lakes St. Lawrence

NP Aerospace Progresses Raytheon Air Defence Integration on Wolfhound

NP Aerospace has announced it is one of the key partners on the UK MOD’s Laser Directed Energy Weapon Land Demonstrator programme working with Raytheon UK to progress integration of

5N+ Awarded US$14.4 Million by U.S. Department of Defense

5N Plus Inc., a leading global producer of specialty semiconductors and performance materials, that it has been awarded US$14.4 million by the U.S. Department of Defense for the production of

Canada’s 2024-2025 Budget – Aéro Montréal Lauds the Government Efforts and Emphasizes the Importance of Building a National Aerospace Strategy

Aéro Montréal lauds the Canadian government's efforts to strengthen Canada's security by updating its National Defence Strategy. It welcomes the commitment to support research and development, the space sector and

MDA Space awarded $250M contract extension to support robotics operations on the international space station

MDA Space announced it has received a $250 million contract extension from the Canadian Space Agency (CSA) to continue supporting robotics operations on the International Space Station (ISS) from 2025

HMCS Max Bernays Arrives in its new homeport Esquimalt, British Columbia

His Majesty’s Canadian Ship (HMCS) Max Bernaysarrived in its new homeport in Esquimalt, British Columbia. As the first Harry DeWolf-class vessel to permanently join Canada’s Pacific Fleet, this is a

U.S. Missile Defense Agency selects Lockheed Martin to provide its Next Generation Interceptor

Lockheed Martin, as the MDA's NGI prime contractor, will provide the most modern, reliable, and technically advanced interceptor in the history of the Ground-based Midcourse Defense (GMD) system. The multiple-kill

NAV CANADA and CAE form partnership to train Air Traffic Controllers and Flight Service Specialists

NAV CANADA and CAE announced that they have signed a strategic agreement to increase training capacity for crucial air traffic services professionals. Under this first-of-its-kind partnership in Canada, CAE instructors

HMCS Montréal sets sail for the Indo-Pacific under Operation HORIZON

The departure of HMCS Montréal represents the first of three Royal Canadian Navy (RCN) warships that are annually deploying under Operation HORIZON in support of the Government of Canada’s Indo-Pacific

Babcock Canada and Roshel Sign a Memorandum of Understanding to collaboratively support the CAF and government agencies

Babcock Canada (Babcock), a Defence and Aerospace company, and Roshel, a leading manufacturer of armoured special purpose vehicles, have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to collaboratively explore opportunities to support

Canada’s Irving Shipbuilding Awards GEODIS Inbound Logistics Contract

As part of Halifax-based Irving Shipbuilding Inc.'s (ISI) participation in Canada's National Shipbuilding Program, a contract to provide inbound logistics services for ship construction and repair projects has been awarded

Defenture GRF vehicle chosen for Austrian Special Operations Forces

Austria's Ministry of Defence signed the contract with Defenture for the delivery of a batch of GRF (Ground force) vehicles. With this order, the Bundesministerium für Landesverteidigung (BMLV) chooses a

KONGSBERG to provide maritime surveillance services to Norway

Kongsberg Defence & Aerospace (‘KONGSBERG’) has been awarded a contract from the Norwegian Intelligence Service (NIS) on behalf of the Norwegian government to provide satellite maritime surveillance data to cover

M1 Composites Technology Becomes Preferred A220 Repair Center

M1 Composites Technology Inc has been selected by Satair, an Airbus Services company, as the preferred North American repair station for Airbus A220 aircraft flight controls and structural parts. This

OSI Contracted by BAE, ECPINS to Navigate Cutting-Edge Submarine Classes

OSI Maritime Systems (OSI) is pleased to announce the recent finalization of two significant contracts with BAE Systems Submarines (BAE). These contracts encompass the ongoing support for Astute Class SSNs

Securing Canada’s AI advantage

The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, announced a $2.4 billion package of measures from the upcoming Budget 2024 to secure Canada's AI advantage. These investments will accelerate job growth in Canada's

MDA Space Launches SKYMAKER Product, Derived from Canadarm Technology

MDA Space announced MDA SKYMAKERTM, a new suite of space robotics purpose-built to meet the diverse needs of our customers' most ambitious missions. Unveiled at the Space Symposium conference in

Our North, Strong and Free: A Renewed Vision for Canada’s Defence

The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, and the Minister of National Defence, Bill Blair, released Our North, Strong and Free: A Renewed Vision for Canada's Defence and announced a new overall

CADSI Reacts to Canada’s Updated Defence Policy

Christyn Cianfarani, President & CEO of the Canadian Association of Defence and Security Industries (CADSI), issued the following statement upon the release of Canada's Updated Defence Policy, Our North, Strong

Our North, Strong and Free: Canada’s Defence Policy Update Promises More Money

Show me the money: On April 8, 2024 — the day of the total solar eclipse — the Department of National Defence (DND) did just that as it released its

Jason Goodfriend Named Interim Group President of CAE Defense & Security, Replacing Dan Gelston

CAE Inc. announced changes to its Defense & Security business unit's leadership team. Jason Goodfriend has been appointed Interim Group President, Defense & Security, effective immediately. Mr. Goodfriend replaces Daniel

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