INDUSTRY NEWS

Rheinmetall & Poland to develop new amphibious vehicle

28 May 2015

Rheinmetall MAN Military Vehicles GmbH teams with Polish defence contractor Polska Grupa Zbrojeniowa SA to develop a new amphibious wheeled armoured vehicle.

Lockheed Martin Canada wins AOPS contract

8 April 2015

Lockheed Martin Canada has been awarded the implementation subcontract (valued at more than C$170M) as command and surveillance system integrator for the Royal Canadian Navy’s new class of Patrol Ships, by Arctic/Offshore Patrol Ships (AOPS) Prime Contractor, Irving Shipbuilding. As one of Irving’s Tier 1 suppliers for delivering the AOPS vessels as part of the National Shipbuilding Procurement Strategy (NSPS), Lockheed Martin Canada is responsible for key integration of data and information sources to increase the ships’ situational awareness and provide command, control and decision support at all levels of command for the new vessels.

Airbus and PAL sign collaboration LOI

31 March 2015

Provincial Aerospace and Airbus Defence and Space sign letter of intent to explore the extension of their relationship beyond the Fixed-Wing Search and Rescue program. From left: Simon Jacques (Airbus Defence and Space, Canada), Pablo Molina (Airbus Defence and Space Military Aircraft Canada), Derek Scott (Provincial Aerospace) and Richard Poole (Provincial Aerospace) sign a letter of intent to facilitate the exploration of extending their relationship internationally.

Lockheed officially opens new Kanata facility

24 March 2015

Lockheed Martin Canada opens a new facility, creating about 80 new jobs.

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