Chris MacLean receives award at CDAI conference

23 February 2016

FrontLine publisher and editor Chris MacLean last week received the Ross Munro Media Award at the CDAI's 2016 Conference on Security and Defence in Ottawa.

C4i Signs New Contract With Middle East

22 February 2016

C4i Training & Technology has signed a large multi-year contract with a Middle Eastern country, outfitting its armed forces with C4i’s MILSIM simulation training software. This contract marks the third Middle Eastern country to utilize C4i’s MILSIM products.

UBC naval programs to receive $2 million from Seaspan

19 February 2016

The University of British Columbia announced today it will receive a $2 million investment from Seaspan Shipyards (Seaspan) over the next seven years to support innovative teaching and research in the naval architecture and marine engineering programs at the UBC faculty of applied science.

Mali orders C-295W from Airbus

16 February 2016

Mali becomes the 23rd nation to order the C295 with an order for one winglet-equipped C295W model, now the standard version, in transport configuration for the Mali Air Force. Delivery is due in the second half of 2016.

AIAC responds to relaxation of sanctions against Iran

9 February 2016

Jim Quick, president and CEO of the Aerospace Industries Association of Canada, has issued a statement in response to the federal government's announcement that it has amended its sanctions against Iran in order to bring Canada’s position in line with those of other world powers, including the United States and EU member states.

PM to pull CF-18s from Syria in two weeks

8 February 2016

At a press conference today, MND announced that Canada will pull all six of its CF-18s from coalition efforts against Daesh terrorists in Syria. The only RCAF assets left contributing to the allied effort will be the Polaris tanker planes and the Aurora surveillance aircraft as the remaining contribution to Operation Impact

Army exploring the human dimension in warfare

3 February 2016

The University of New Brunswick (UNB) today launched the 2016 Conference of its Milton F. Gregg Centre for the Study of War and Society. This year’s Conference focuses on the Human Dimension of Warfare as it relates to the Canadian Army.

Rheinmetall to update air defence of international customer

3 February 2016

An international customer has awarded Rheinmetall Defence a multimillion-euro order to modernize its Skyguard air defence systems. The order is worth €390 million ($CDN 593 million). Delivery will take place between 2017 and 2020.

GE extends RCN contract for support of frigates

2 February 2016

GE Canada announced it recently extended a contract with Public Services and Procurement Canada to provide maintenance and logistics support services for a 15th year. The contract covers the Royal Canadian Navy’s (RCN) fleet of LM2500 aeroderivative gas turbines that power Halifax-class patrol frigates.

CGAI: The Royal Canadian Navy: Facing Rough Seas

28 January 2016

The University of Calgary’s School of Public Policy and the Canadian Global Affairs Institute released a report yesterday, “The Royal Canadian Navy: Facing Rough Seas”.