Rheinmetall to protect new Naval port

18 April 2018

A multiphase contract to protect an international Naval port has been awarded to Rheinmetall. It includes the installation of state-of-the-art sensor and advanced command and control technology and software to protect equipment from unauthorized access, damage and sabotage. Work will begin in 2018 and is expected to be completed in 2021.

CAMM completes qualification trials

6 April 2018

Following a series of trials, MBDA and Lockheed Martin have jointly completed qualification of MBDA’s Common Anti-air Modular Missile from Lockheed’s Extensible Launching System 3-Cell Stand Alone Launcher.

Avenger aircraft sets endurance record

6 April 2018

At 23.4 consecutive hours, General Atomics Aeronautical Systems has set a new endurance record with its Avenger Extended Range Remotely Piloted Aircraft.

PLATO Testing Wins Indigenous Business Pitch Competition

29 March 2018

After a day of pitches from all participants, Chelsea Griffith and Jenilee Paul representing PLATO Testing, emerged as the winner of the annual Indigenous Business Pitch Competition. Lockheed Martin Canada and the Joint Economic Development Initiative (JEDI) congratulate and commend all eight entrepreneurs representing six Indigenous-led small businesses from New Brunswick.

Growth and continued hiring for MBDA in 2018

28 March 2018

For the fifth consecutive year MBDA recorded a high in orders, worth €4.2 billion, in 2017 while revenue amounted to €3.1 billion. By 31 December the company’s order book reached a record peak of €16.8 billion, giving the group prospects for sustained growth over the next five years.

UK backs MBDA’s Brimstone missile to 2030 and beyond

28 March 2018

The United Kingdom has awarded MBDA a £400 million contract for the capability sustainment programme (CSP) of the advanced Brimstone air-to-surface missile, to extend its service life beyond 2030.

ANZAC frigate arrives in Victoria for modernization

8 March 2018

Lockheed Martin Canada has signed a formal contract with the New Zealand government for ship installation and trials to complete the upgrade and modernization of the ANZAC class frigates. The first of two frigates, Her Majesty’s New Zealand Ship (HMNZS) Te Kaha arrived in Victoria, BC on March 6.

Defence Minister optimistic about business with India

28 February 2018

Defence Minister Harjit Sajjan is optimistic that companies in the Canadian defence and aerospace sectors can do more business with India, which has one of the largest standing military forces in the world.

Naval Group transfer of technology to Brazil

21 February 2018

Brazilian President Michel Temer was present for the transfer of the Riachuelo diesel-Electric attack submarine to its assembly hall in Itaguai, Brazil. French shipbuilder Naval Group completed the transfer of technology for the ProSub programme, which provides the country with state-of-the-art equipment made in Brazil, and provide ongoing support as needed.

US awards frigate concept design

20 February 2018

For its pending FFG(X) acquisition of 20 frigates, the U.S. Government has awarded a contract to the United States shipyard General Dynamics Bath Iron Works, supported by the Spanish ship designer and shipyard Navantia, for a conceptual design.