Defence Technology

Rheinmetall acquires IBD Deisenroth

27 March 2019

IBD Deisenroth, a world-renowned supplier of passive protection systems for military vehicles, has been purchased by Rheinmetall Group.

Land Support

Rheinmetall Canada awarded C4ISR Land Support Contract

26 March 2019

A major C4ISR Land Support contract has been awarded to Rheinmetall Canada by the Government of Canada.

Technology and Innovation

Hexagon and Frequentis partner on Integrated Control Rooms

26 March 2019

A formal strategic partnership between Hexagon and Frequentis is aimed at delivering outstanding control room solutions for a safer world.

Search and Rescue

Gov't awards contracts for SAR illumination flares

18 March 2019

Last Friday, the Honourable Carla Qualtrough, Minister of Public Services and Procurement Canada, announced three contracts totaling $48 million awarded to Winnipeg-based Magellan Aerospace, for LUU-2 illumination flares.

Training and Simulation

Seaspan awards training contract to Bluedrop

4 March 2019

Halifax based Bluedrop Training & Simulation has been awarded a contract by Seaspan Shipyards to provide advanced training systems for the Offshore Fisheries Science Vessels destined for the Coast Guard.

Surveillance Operations

PAL Aerospace extends search capabilities

21 February 2019

PAL Aerospace will be incorporating a leading-edge optical search system that can detect small objects such as fishing buoys and people in the water over significant areas. This technology will be a boost for search and rescue, fisheries surveillance, counter narcotics or border protection efficiency.

Ottawa announces official selection of CSC ship design

8 February 2019

The Government of Canada officially announced today that it has officially selected Lockheed Martin Canada for the design of 15 new Canadian Surface Combatants that will be built at Irving Shipbuilding’s Halifax Shipyard.

Naval Group to bid on submarines for The Netherlands

7 February 2019

Dutch shipbuilder and systems integrator, Royal IHC, has signed an agreement to become core partners with Naval Group in a bid for the Netherlands' submarine replacement project.

Next Gen simulation system launched by IXTROM

6 February 2019

IXTROM, a leader in situational awareness and information management systems, has launched IXVMS (Intelligence, Visualization, Modeling and Simulation) collective training management and awareness system, a game-changing, next-generation training and simulation solution that prepares soldiers for the challenges of modern warfare.

NSS progress

Joint Support Ships to include Lockheed CMS

6 February 2019

Seaspan has selected Lockheed Martin Canada’s modern Command Management System (CMS 330) for the future Protecteur-Class Joint Support Ships (JSS).