Heron 1 completes one year of flight operations
The Heron 1 UAV system, which is stationed at the Gao air base for the German Federal Office of Bundeswehr Equipment, Information Technology and In-Service Support (BAAINBw) as part of the UN’s MINUSMA mission, logged its 3,000th flight hour in November 2017.
Alion submits proposal for Canadian Surface Combatant
Alion Science and Technology, along with its subsidiary Alion Canada, is pleased to confirm that it submitted a proposal for the Canadian Surface Combatant program.
Airbus Helicopters delivers Panther to Mexican Navy
The Mexican Navy has received its final two AS565 MBe Panther helicopters during a delivery ceremony at Airbus Helicopters in Marignane. With their order for ten units in 2014, the Mexican Navy became the launch customer of this new version. The first four helicopters were delivered in 2016 and the remaining six during the course of 2017.
Mariners in Victoria, Australia, are operating virtually
Frequentis has delivered ten virtual operator positions for its customer, Kordia, ensuring volunteers can assist Global Maritime Distress and Safety System (GMDSS) operators with the provision of the best safety services along the coast of Victoria.
Navantia team submits proposal for CSC
Navantia and Saab Australia have submitted a proposal for the Canadian Surface Combatant (CSC) program. Suppliers engaged by Saab to support the CSC program include Lockheed Martin, General Dynamic Mission Systems – Canada, DRS Technologies Limited Canada, OSI Maritime Service and Rheinmetall Canada.
Naval Group and Fincantieri bid for CSC
Naval Group and Fincantieri will combine their expertise and present to the Government of Canada an “off-the-shelf,” sea-proven solution based on the FREMM frigate design. The companies have previously collaborated on several major naval projects, including the joint development of the FREMM frigate.
Canada's Combat Ship Team industry partners
BAE Systems, CAE, Lockheed Martin Canada, L3 Technologies, MDA and Ultra Electronics are partnering as Canada's Combat Ship Team for the Royal Canadian Navy's future fleet of surface combatants.
US Navy Future Guided Missile Frigate agreement
Navantia and General Dynamics Bath Iron Works have signed a teaming agreement to collaborate on the U.S. Navy’s next-generation FFG(X) Guided Missile Frigate.
DRS Canada awarded follow-on contract
As part of the US Navy’s Integrated Voice Communications Systems contract, DRS Technologies Canada has been given the go-ahead to produce four additional units for USN Aegis cruisers and destroyers.
UAE orders five C295 aircraft from Airbus
The United Arab Emirates Air Force & Air Defence announced, at the Dubai Airshow, the order of five Airbus C295 medium transport aircrafts. This takes Airbus' C295 orderbook past 200.