INDUSTRY NEWS
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.

AIRBUS

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.

Conference Speakers

CANSEC keynote speakers announced

27 April 2022

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.

HoloShip facility launched by Seaspan

15 March 2022

Seaspan Shipyards has launched its new HoloShip facility, an immersive visualization system that enables the Canadian marine industry community to access a virtual reality environment to develop, integrate, test and demonstrate new digital twin capabilities and transform how ships are built, constructed, and maintained.

UK looks to AI for Army logistics

11 March 2022

In an effort to transform the Army of the future, the UK MoD has embarked on a six-month experiment to examine the feasibility of automating supplies to soldiers. Due to wrap up in April, the six-month project has been focussed on centralized autonomous operation of unmanned systems for combat missions.

Ehud updated for Exercise Blue Flag 2021

30 November 2021

The Ehud air combat maneuvering instrumentation and analysis system from IAI played a major role in the recent international Blue Flag exercise held recently in Israel.

Next gen drone unveiled by GADFIN

30 November 2021

Israeli companies like GADFIN develop very advanced drones that can play a very important role in homeland security and disaster operations. The most recent system unveiled by GADFIN is called Spirit One. Epitomizing the next generation of drone technology, it enables a fully autonomous drone delivery network based on its record-breaking long range eVTOLs.

Team 45°North

Logistics Vehicle Modernization

6 October 2021

Canada's Logistics Vehicle Modernization project is is intended to revitalize the Canadian Army’s light and heavy logistics vehicle capabilities. Rheinmetall Canada, Rheinmetall MAN Military Vehicles (RMMV), and Navistar Defence Canada have formed “Team 45°North” in bid to win the LMV project. With extensive experience in both logistics vehicle solutions and in the execution of complex defence projects, Team 45⁰N offers a low-risk, high-quality solution for Canada.

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