CADSI seeking operating committee members
The Canadian Association of Defence and Security Industries is asking its members to volunteer for its new operating committees.
Royal Danish Navy orders Rheinmetall Millennium gun
The Danish procurement authorities have contracted the Rheinmetall Group to supply additional 35mm Oerlikon Millennium guns for ships of the Royal Danish Navy. The weapons will be delivered in 2016.
Raytheon appoints new president for Canada
Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) recently announced the appointment of Mark Nicol as president, Raytheon International Inc. in Canada, responsible for customer engagement and business development to support the company’s global growth.
Lockheed Martin marks milestone on NZ ship upgrades
Lockheed Martin Canada marked an important milestone toward modernizing the Royal New Zealand Navy's two ANZAC Class ships. The company announced that the ANZAC frigate systems upgrade project has successfully completed the combat system critical design review on schedule and to New Zealand's satisfaction.
DCNS signs agreement to create a Saudi naval research centre
The President of the King Abdulaziz City for Science and Technology (KACST) has signed a cooperation agreement with Hervé Guillou, Chairman and CEO of DCNS, that aims to foster the development of a Research and Development centre in Saudi Arabia dedicated to the naval and maritime domain.
DCNS begins sea trials for the FREMM Languedoc
The French Navy’s third FREMM multi-mission frigate, the Languedoc, has been floated out from DCNS’ Lorient shipyard to undergo sea trials off the coast of Brittany. The Languedoc is the third FREMM ordered by OCCAR 1 on behalf of the DGA (French Defence Procurement Agency) and the French Navy.
Babcock Canada to replace HF Monitor Receiver systems at DND facilities
Babcock Canada Inc. is pleased to announce that it has been awarded a $1.6 million contract for the replacement of High Frequency (HF) Monitor Receiver Systems at select Department of National Defence (DND) facilities.
Seaspan bulks up investment in BC’s marine sector
Seaspan Marine unveiled the newest addition to its marine fleet, a 16,000 tonne barge named the Seaspan 252, during an official commissioning ceremony at Seaspan’s North Vancouver Barge Maintenance Terminal today.
MBDA to market BAE Systems’ laser-guided rocket
BAE Systems, Inc. has announced an agreement with MBDA to support marketing efforts for the Advanced Precision Kill Weapon System (APKWSTM) laser-guided rocket. Under the terms of the agreement, MBDA will lead marketing efforts for the BAE Systems, Inc. APKWS rocket in Europe, BAE Systems said in a news release.
Over 200 companies attend Seaspan’s Industry Day
More than 300 people representing over 200 companies attended Seaspan Shipyards’ Western Canada Industry Day hosted in North Vancouver yesterday.