Latest Heron TP advancements meet Canada’s RPAS needs
In anticipation of Canada's Remotely Piloted Aircraft System (RPAS) Request for Proposal (RFP), Team Artemis has stepped up with powerful Heron TP capabilities that are ideally suited for Canadian requirements.
Airbus qualified as bidder for Canada’s strategic tankers
Airbus has been qualified by the Government of Canada as a bidder for the Strategic Tanker Transport Capability (STTC) project, a procurement process launched to replace the RCAF Airbus A310MRTT (CC-150 Polaris) multi-role tanker fleet.
MBDA awarded first contract for Albatros NG system
This first order of the new CAMM-ER based air defence system for naval applications, from an undisclosed international customer, is capable of providing area defence against evolving airborne threats at ranges exceeding 40km. This order marks a new generation of Naval Based Air Defence systems.
CAE OneWorld virtual event to start in February
The second edition of the CAE OneWorld virtual conference and tradeshow will start on 9 February 2021. The event is free to all attendees who register, and will remain online for one month.
Sikorsky and Rheinmetall expand industrial partnership
Sikorsky is bidding for the production and operation of the Sikorsky CH-53K cargo helicopter. The US helicopter manufacturer is strengthening the German CH-53K industrial team as a subcontractor to Rheinmetall.
Israel to choose new helicopter supplier
Lockheed Martin and Boeing are in competition to supply new heavy-lift helicopters to the Israeli Air Force. The government acquisition committee has the data to make the selection, but the process has stalled due to the upcoming general elections in March.
IAI continues technology transfer to Canada
As a long-time supplier of military technologies to Canada’s defense market, IAI has been investing in Canadian companies for over a decade. The largest defence and aerospace company in Israel, IAI’s inclusive philosophy of technology transfer has enhanced Canadian expertise and expanded potential export markets.
Germany to receive new logistics vehicles
Rheinmetall will supply Germany with additional logistic vehicles – total volume tops €500 million, with almost €390 million coming from Germany’s pandemic recovery package.
Modernized Integrated Air Defence Systems
Newer technologies have brought about significant changes in the threats being faced, driving nations to modernize their defences, which are becoming vulnerable to counter-attacks and countermeasures. IAI’s BARAK MX sets new standards for modern air defence capability.
VTOL UAVs being evaluated in Canada
The Canadian Armed Forces is evaluating some Bluebird Aero/IAI vertical take off and landing (VTOL) unmanned aerial systems. Bluebird's VP Business Development has confirmed the Israeli company is currently pursuing several very "promising" Canadian opportunities.