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.

Training Contract

CAE to provide training support for RAF

14 July 2021

A contract from Boeing will see CAE UK providing Poseidon MRA1 training support services to the Royal Air Force. The initial five-year contract will provide a range of instructors and console operators to support the delivery of training at the Boeing-built Poseidon Strategic Facility located at RAF Lossiemouth in Scotland.

Contract Awarded

Ultra awarded six IDEaS contracts

12 July 2021

Ultra has been awarded six contracts by Canada’s Department of National Defence Innovation for Defence Excellence and Security (IDEaS) program. The IDEaS program seeks innovative solutions to assist acoustic sensor operators to rapidly and accurately detect, classify, locate, and track underwater contacts. Next generation Anti-Submarine Warfare is one of Ultra’s strategic technology development areas.

Israel Aerospace Industries

IAI establishes protocols for technology transfer for RPAS

20 May 2021

Israel Aerospace Industries has supported a variety of military procurements in Canada, and has established proven protocols for technology transfer, such as for the Remotely Piloted Aircraft System (RPAS) program. IAI is offering its latest generation Heron TP to L3Harris as part of the Team Artemis RPAS bid to Canada.

Teledyne completes acquisition of FLIR

14 May 2021

Teledyne Technologies announced the successful completion of the acquisition of FLIR Systems Inc. FLIR will now be included in Teledyne’s Digital Imaging segment and operate under the name Teledyne FLIR.​

Contract awarded

CAE to provide Maritime Integrated Training Systems to U.S. Army

4 May 2021

Xebec Government Services, a joint venture company of CAE USA and Pinnacle Solutions, has been awarded a contract to provide the United States Army with a new and upgraded suite of simulation systems designed to train Army personnel on a range of watercraft, including logistics support vessels, maneuver transport vessels, large landing craft, and expeditionary fast transports.