Discovery Air Defence re-emerges as Top Aces

13 February 2018

Top Aces Inc., formerly Discovery Air Defence Services Inc., announced the return to the company’s original name.

IMP Aerospace & Defence partners with Air Asia

13 February 2018

Asia Company Limited signed an Memorandum of Understanding with IMP Aerospace & Defence to form a strategic partnership in the pursuit and sustainment of P-3 and C-130 aircraft modification and maintenance work.

Top Canadian Think Tanks announced

12 February 2018

The Fraser Institute, Institute for Research on Public Policy, Centre for International Governance Innovation, Canadian Global Affairs Institute, and the Macdonald-Laurier Institute have been identified by the University of Pennsylvania’s annual Think Tank Index Report as the top five in Canada.

Ross Munro Media Award to Nicolas Laffont

29 January 2018

The Conference of Defence Associations and the CDA Institute has announced that in a unanimous decision by the 6-member selection committee, Nicolas Laffont has been selected as the recipient of the CDA Institute Ross Munro Media Award for 2017. The award will be presented at the organizations’ annual defence conference on 22 February 2018.

GoC Weapons system support contract

29 January 2018

The Honourable Harjit S. Sajjan, Minister of National Defence, announced the award of a $704 million contract in support of weapons systems that will protect Canadian ships and sailors over the next two decades.

Airbus Breaks Ground on FWSAR Training Centre

26 January 2018

After having celebrated last December the first anniversary of the Canada's Fixed-Wing Search and Rescue (FWSAR) contract award, Airbus officially broke ground on a new state-of-the-art training centre for future C295 aircraft crews and technicians at CFB Comox.

Ultra-Light Combat Vehicles delivered to Petawawa

25 January 2018

The Canadian Special Operations Forces Command has accepted delivery of its first Ultra-Light Combat Vehicles. These vehicles, which were procured from Polaris Industries Limited, will help protect members of Canada’s Special Operations Forces as they conduct missions in challenging environments.

Brazil orders more Airbus SAR aircraft

22 January 2018

The solution ordered by Brazil is very similar to that of Canada. Brazil’s first C295 SAR aircraft toured three of Canada’s search and rescue bases in 2017. Accessing the contractual option for additional SAR-configured aircraft will bring its C295 fleet to 15 aircraft, with 12 transport-configured and 3 SAR-configured.

GoC awards contract for the disposal of HMCS Athabaskan

18 January 2018

Public Services and Procurement Canada has awarded a contract valued at $5,737,350 to Marine Recycling Corporation from Port Colborne, Ontario, for the disposal of the Royal Canadian Navy’s former HMCS Athabaskan.

Naval Group and Airbus Helicopters build drone for warship

11 January 2018

The DGA has just awarded a contract for technology development in the field of rotary-wing drones to the Naval Group and Airbus Helicopters consortium. The contract covers de- risking studies ahead of construction of a future tactical helicopter drone demonstrator aboard warships.