• Lightweight Carl-Gustaf comes to Canada [CAN2015D1]

    Saab is presenting the Carl- Gustaf M4 for the first time at the CANSEC show. Unveiled at the AUSA show last year, the latest version of the highly popular shoulder-launched weapon system is shorter and lighter than its predecessor, while introducing new features that make it compatible with future

  • Long-range pistol power [CAN2015D1]

    Interammo Impex (Booth 1911) from Edmonton was established in 2009 as a firearms import-export company. Here at CANSEC, it is showing off the new Arsenal Firearms AF-1 Strike One semi-automatic pistol system, which can be converted from a standard pistol into a carbine in a matter of seconds. Made

  • Women to the fore [CAN2015D1]

    Thousands of women working at all levels in Canada’s defence and security industry, in both the public and private sector, are being championed by an exciting organisation affiliated with the Canadian Association of Defence and Security Industries (CADSI). Established in 1985, Women in

  • Investing in the future [CAN2015D1]

    StandardAero (Booth 1921) is making multimillion dollar investments at its component repair facilities in Winnipeg, Canada, and adding significant capabilities to its thriving aircraft parts plating line. As a result of these investments, StandardAero will provide additional stripping and plating

  • Investment extension [CAN2015D1]

    Mannarino Systems & Software, Saint-Laurent, Quebec, has signed an extension to its seven-year investment agreement with Lockheed Martin. Under the terms of the agreement – which is part of Lockheed Martin’s obligation to the Canadian government under an industrial and regional/

  • Insight is key [CAN2015D1]

    Better testing done sooner equals deeper confidence in electronic warfare (EW) system performance. The N5193A UXG agile signal generator is a powerful building block, whether you need a dependable LO or a scalable threat simulator. It provides complex EW threat simulation, in an off-the-shelf

Platforms Platforms

  • India to review safety of Su-30MKI fighter fleet

    India is to conduct a safety assessment of its fleet of Sukhoi S030MKI 'Flanker' fighters following the loss of an aircraft on 19 May, national media has reported. A high-level review of the more than 200 Su-30MKI aircraft fielded by the Indian Air Force (IAF) is due to be held in the coming days,

Weapons Weapons

  • MdCN completes first firing from FREMM

    Key Points The French Navy's new Missile de Croisière Naval cruise missile was fired from multimission frigate Aquitaine on a DGA test range off the Île du Levant The qualification firing marks the first firing of a cruise missile from a European surface ship and the first shipborne

C4iSR & Missions Systems C4iSR & Missions Systems

  • Thales selected to provide Crowsnest mission fit

    Thales UK has won out against Lockheed Martin UK Integrated Systems in the race to supply the radar and mission system for the UK Royal Navy's (RN's) Crowsnest airborne surveillance and control (ASaC) capability. Announcing the downselection on 22 May, the Ministry of Defence (MoD) said Thales

CBRNE & EOD Defence CBRNE & EOD Defence

  • CBO releases new triad upgrade estimate

    The United States will have to spend USD348 billion on nuclear weapons modernisation over the next 10 years if it wants to maintain a triad of nuclear-capable intercontinental ballistic missiles (ICBMs), submarines, and bomber aircraft, according to a 22 January report from the Congressional Budget

Country Risk Country Risk

Military Capabilities Military Capabilities

CBRN Assessment CBRN Assessment

Terrorism & Insurgency Terrorism & Insurgency

Industry Industry

  • French defence spending increase boon for procurement

    Key Points France is to spend an extra EUR1.5 billion on defence equipment by 2019 under an update to the country's military programming law Included is the addition of four C-130s, more helicopters, and the acceleration of several naval programmes French defence minister Jean-Yves Le Drian