Lockheed Martin has confirmed the successful completion of contracted Industrial and Regional Benefits (IRB) obligations – valued at just over $425 million – associated with three Canadian programs. A total of 93 Canadian businesses, colleges and universities benefited from their inclusion in these programs.
Defence Minister Anita Anand announced today that 229 new cutting edge multi-calibre bolt-action sniper rifles are on their way to the Canadian Army. This successful procurement milestone represents the final major piece of Canada’s Sniper Systems project. The contract, valued at $2.6 million was awarded to Stoeger Canada.
Saudi Arabia has expressed its interest in the immediate purchase of some Israeli made air defence systems. According to an Israeli senior defence source there are advanced negotiations about some of the systems. In recent weeks, media coverage of Israel's ties with Saudi Arabia has increased ahead of US President Biden's possible visit to Saudi Arabia during his Middle East visit in late June.
Her Majesty’s New Zealand Ship (HMNZS) Te Mana began the long voyage home today after completing modernization at Seaspan’s Victoria Shipyards in British Columbia.
Adapting to the challenges of modern air warfare, air defence systems, such as the BARAK MX from IAI, provide optimized coverage against all known threats including from manned or unmanned aircraft, missiles, or loitering weapons.
Is Canada's space industry optimally positioned to maximize opportunities and ensure a competitive edge in the face of expanding markets? AIAC's Space Future event will tackle this and other questions relevant to the very real future of space.
Maritime search and rescue is a critical component of the CAF mandate to protect the safety and security of Canadians. Operationalization of the new fleet of 16 new CC-295 Kingfisher fixed-wing search and rescue sensor-equipped aircraft has been delayed to the 2025-2026 timeframe.
The German Bundeswehr is tapping Rheinmetall's training expertise, particularly with augmented reality (AR), for training Air Force maintainer personnel in the A400M military transport aircraft. Rheinmetall will supply training rigs and state-of-the-art augmented reality systems for maintenance training on the A400M aircraft.
German-based HENSOLDT, specializes in electronic protection for aircraft. By combining artificial intelligence, digitization and Active Electronically Scanning Array technologies, HENSOLDT has developed a jamming system called 'Kalaetron Attack', which jams even the latest Russian radars, protecting aircraft against enemy air defence.
The keynote speakers have for both days of 2022 CANSEC have now been confirmed and announced by CADSi, the show organizer. This year's lineup includes Canada's Defence and Procurement Ministers, the UK Minister for Defence Procurement, and Canada's Vice Chief of the Defence Staff.