4 November 2016
MBDA has been awarded a Demonstration and Manufacture contract by the UK Ministry of Defence for the Sea Ceptor air defence system for the UK Royal Navy’s new class of frigate, the Type 26 Global Combat Ship.
2 November 2016
Her Majesty’s Canadian Ship Vancouver arrives in Brisbane today to conduct a goodwill visit as part of WESTPLOY 16, a deployment aimed at building strong ties between the Royal Canadian Navy and the navies of Asia-Pacific countries while also promoting peace and security in the region.
28 October 2016
Airbus Defence and Space and PAL Aerospace have announced a strategic partnership for the provision of In Service Support for C295 aircraft operated by members of the Gulf Cooperation Council countries. It builds on the existing partnership for Canada’s Fixed-Wing Search and Rescue (FWSAR) program.
25 October 2016
Alongside other main force contributors to the Global Coalition against Daesh, Defence Minister Harjit S. Sajjan today participated in the Counter-ISIL Small Group Defense Ministerial in Paris, France.
17 October 2016
The Royal Canadian Navy has sent HMCS Vancouver to assist the people of New Zealand affected by the 7.8 magnitude earthquake that struck the South Island on November 14.
17 October 2016
Royal Canadian Navy (RCN) sailors are participating in mine countermeasure (MCM) training CLEAR HORIZON 16 in the Republic of Korea from October 16 to 23, 2016.
14 October 2016
TAURUS Systems GmbH (an MBDA Deutschland GmbH and SAAB Dynamics AB joint venture) has handed over the first lot of TAURUS KEPD 350K stand-off missiles to the Republic of Korea Air Force (RoKAF). TAURUS weapon system will provide RoKAF with the most advanced stand-off and deep strike capability currently available on the world market.
14 October 2016
RCN sailors will participate in mine countermeasure training Clear Horizon 16 in the Republic of Korea from October 16 to 23, 2016.
13 October 2016
Defence Minister Harjit S. Sajjan today completed a successful visit to United Nations headquarters in New York, NY, where he met with UN, US, and African officials, and reiterated Canada’s commitment to United Nations peace operations as part of Canada’s broader efforts to re-energize Canadian diplomacy and leadership on the world’s stage.
13 October 2016
Defence Minister Harjit S. Sajjan this week attended the 12th biennial Conference of Defence Ministers of the Americas in Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago, a conference that provides a unique forum for defence ministers in the hemisphere to share ideas and experiences regarding regional defence and security issues.
7 October 2016
The ministers of Foreign Affairs, International Development and La Francophonie, and National Defence have announced that the Government of Canada has deployed the Canadian Disaster Assessment Team (CDAT) to Haiti and set aside up to $3 million as an initial humanitarian response for those in Haiti and other countries in the region affected by Hurricane Matthew.
6 October 2016
Over the next two days, Her Majesty’s Canadian Ships (HMCS) Brandon, Edmonton and Kingston are departing to participate in Operation Caribbe, Canada’s contribution the multinational campaign against illicit trafficking by transnational criminal organizations in the Eastern Pacific Ocean and Caribbean.