Mack Defense delivering on Cdn Army vehicle contract

21 September 2018

A contract to modernize Canadian Army fleets is seeing new Standard Military Pattern trucks being delivered across the country on time and on budget.

Leonardo DRS contracted to upgrade Flight Incident Recorder

18 September 2018

The Boeing Company has chosen Leonardo DRS to develop upgraded Deployable Flight Incident Recorder Set (DFIRS) technology for new and in-service F/A-18E/F and EA-18G aircraft. The contract will be executed by Kanata-based DRS Technologies Canada Ltd.

Lockheed ships communications satellite for U.S. and Allies

6 August 2018

The fourth of six Advanced Extremely High Frequency military communications satellites has been shipped to Cape Canaveral in preparation for an October liftoff aboard an Atlas V rocket.

Nikola UTV responds to military requirement

26 July 2018

The U.S. Special Operations Command asked for a technologically superior electric autonomous land vehicle, and SOFTWERX and Nikola Powersports are answering that call with an innovative UTV called the Reckless.

Ukraine to modernize public safety helicopter fleet

23 July 2018

Airbus Helicopters signed a contract with the Ukrainian Ministry of Interior for the purchase of 55 civil helicopters destined for search and rescue (SAR), public services, and emergency medical service (EMS) missions. The fleet will include 21 repurposed H225s, and 10 brand new H145s and 24 H125. The contract also foresees the setting up of a local training and maintenance centre.

Seaspan Shipyards names Mark Lamarre as CEO

23 July 2018

Former CEO of Australian Shipbuilding Company, Mark Lamarre, has been named Chief Executive Officer of Seaspan Shipyards, effective immediately. Lamarre succeeds Brian Carter, who has stepped down to pursue other opportunities.

L3 WESCAM opens authorized service center in Spain

19 July 2018

To maximize operational effectiveness for its European client base, imaging technologies experts, L3 WESCAM, has signed an agreement with European Optronics Services to open a WESCAM-Authorized Service Center in Madrid, Spain.

Airbus performs first automatic air-to-air refuelling

12 July 2018

Airbus Defence and Space has followed its earlier achievement in demonstrating Automatic Air-to-Air (A3R) refuelling of a fighter with another world-first – the same operation performed with a large receiver aircraft.

TOA Canada relocates to new facility

5 July 2018

TOA Canada Corporation plans to relocate to a newly custom-built facility in west Mississauga by August 20, 2018.

MBDA opens new high-tech facility in Bolton, England

3 July 2018

MBDA’s new high-tech manufacturing facility in Bolton has been officially opened by the Rt. Hon. Gavin Williamson MP, UK Secretary of State for Defence.