Training Contract

Volatus to provide RPAS training to Moose Cree First Nation

29 June 2022

Volatus Aerospace signed an agreement on 27 June 2022 to provide ongoing Remotely Piloted Aircraft System (RPAS) technical skills training to Moose Cree First Nation members. The training activity will take place in the Moose Cree community and Volatus will mentor to develop critical skills and infrastructure for a robust RPAS business servicing the community.

IRB Obligations

Lockheed Martin delivers economic benefits in Canada

12 June 2022

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.

Contract Awarded

Stoeger Canada to deliver sniper rifles

10 June 2022

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.

Saudis may purchase Israeli defence systems

4 June 2022

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.

HMNZS Te Mana modernization completed

31 May 2022

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.


Networked, Integrated Air Defence from IAI

30 May 2022

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.

Conference Speakers

Canada's Space Future panelists announced

8 May 2022

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.


CC-295 Kingfisher operationalization

5 May 2022

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.

Training Contract

Rheinmetall provide AR training to German Air Force maintainers

4 May 2022

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.

HENSOLDT develops jamming system for air defence

27 April 2022

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.