Airbus Helicopters’ second H160 prototype takes off

28 January 2016

Airbus Helicopters’ second prototype of the H160 medium helicopter took off yesterday in Marignane, France, kicking off a busy 2016 for the H160 as it pursues its flight test program with two prototypes.

CAF participates in 'Bell Let's Talk' Day

27 January 2016

The Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) will hold multiple mental health awareness events across Canada in support of the Bell Let’s Talk campaign to reduce the stigma surrounding mental illness today.

Rheinmetall wins major artillery ammunition order

25 January 2016

An international customer has awarded Rheinmetall Defence an important contract for artillery ammunition. Worth around €130 million ($200 million CAN), the order encompasses the Group’s full spectrum of projectile variants as well as the accompanying propelling charges.

France launches Aster Block 1 NT program

17 January 2016

The French Ministry of Defence has launched the Aster Block 1 NT (New Technology) program aimed at modernizing the surface-to-air missile platform/terrain (SAMP/T) ground-based air defence system as well as its associated Aster missile.

FWSAR Update

14 January 2016

Some observers of the contract to provide Fixed-wing Search and Rescue planes were surprised to learn that Lockheed Martin has bowed out of the competition.

Ian Brennan joins Seaspan’s Vancouver Shipyards

5 January 2016

Seaspan has announced that Ian Brennan has joined Seaspan’s Vancouver Shipyards (VSY) as Vice President, Supply Chain Management & Contracts to provide the strategic leadership and day-to-day oversight and direction of supply chain, warehousing and logistics, procurement, and contracts and subcontracts in support of new vessel construction.

Airbus delivers first two H145M helicopters to Germany

9 December 2015

Airbus Helicopters has delivered the first two lightweight military multi-role H145M helicopters (LUH SOF) to the German Armed Forces (Bundeswehr). The helicopters will be used by the Kommando Spezialkräfte (KSK), the German Army’s Special Forces, in Laupheim.

OSI to provide TDNS for Swedish Navy's A26 submarines

1 December 2015

OSI Maritime Systems (OSI) is pleased to announce that the company has been selected by Saab to deliver Tactical Dived Navigation Systems (TDNS) for the Royal Swedish Navy’s two new A26 submarines.

Chantier Davie Canada responds to contract

1 December 2015

Davie shipyard management responds to announcement on equipping the Navy with an interim auxiliary oil replenishment capacity.

Seaspan responds to sole-source contract for AOR

30 November 2015

Seaspan released a statement in response to the Government of Canada’s decision to award the interim Auxiliary Oil Replenishment (AOR) sole-source contract to Davie Shipyard.