HEADLINES ARCHIVE

  • TAPV delivery on course [CANSEC2016D2]

    The 5th Canadian Division Support Base (5 CDSB) Gagetown is preparing to receive initial deliveries of the Canadian Army’s new 4x4 Tactical Armoured Patrol Vehicle (TAPV) capability following completion of reliability, availability, maintainability and durability (RAMD) trials last month.

  • Synapsis to equip OFSVs [CANSEC2016D2]

    Raytheon Anschütz has been selected by Thales Canada to supply the Integrated Navigation System (INS) for the Canadian Coast Guard’s (CCG’s) new Offshore Fisheries Science Vessels (OFSVs), currently being built at Vancouver Shipyards.

  • Adversary experience [CANSEC2016D2]

    Discovery Air Defence Services (Booth 408) has recently passed a number of important milestones.

  • Rebuilding Canada’s navy [CANSEC2016D2]

    Under the umbrella of the National Shipbuilding Procurement Strategy (NSPS), Canada has embarked on a multibillion-dollar recapitalisation programme that will see the Royal Canadian Navy’s surface fleet replaced wholesale over the next 25 years.

  • Comms lab comes to Ottawa [CANSEC2016D2]

    L-3 Communications plans to open a design, engineering and support facility in Ottawa under the name L-3 Communication Systems – Canada. The new facility will include a communications system laboratory that will provide an integration test bed and demonstration environment for future marine communications architectures for both the surface and submarine fleets of the Royal Canadian Navy.

  • Munition flies in a pocket in water [CANSEC2016D2]

    Nammo (Booth 1001) is showing a revolutionary 30mm munition designed to engage fast inshore attack craft (FIAC)-type surface threats out to more than 4,000m.

  • Real-time 3D data fusion arrives [CANSEC2016D2]

    Lockheed Martin CDL Systems (Booth 1311) of Calgary, Alberta, is showcasing Hydra Fusion Tools – a new so ware solution that simultaneously localises and maps incoming visual data from commercial or military manned or unmanned systems into a three-dimensional (3-D) environment.

  • Saving weight for agility [CANSEC2016D2]

    Colt Canada (Booth 1029) has introduced a family of infantry weapons that offers lighter weight and better performance. The new Modular Rail Rifle (MRR) is based on the C8 carbine in 5.56mm calibre, but offers a new means of mounting accessories.

  • Halifax class upgrade on finals [CANSEC2016D2]

    Canada’s C$4.3 billion Halifax Class Modernization (HCM)/ Frigate Equipment Life Extension (FELEX) programme is approaching its conclusion, with nine out of the 12 frigates returned to service, and the last refit now in its final stages.

  • High-performance diesel engine [CANSEC2016D2]

    Polaris Defense, a division of Polaris Industries (Booth 3310), will introduce a high-performance MRZR turbodiesel (MRZR-D) to its MRZR off-road vehicle line-up for the first time outside the US here at CANSEC.

  • Marshalling local support [CANSEC2016D2]

    Marshall Aerospace and Defence Group (Booth 1229), which is celebrating the 10th anniversary of the opening of its first office in Canada, at Abbotsford, British Columbia, is emphasising its decade of in-country support to the growing Canadian defence industry, especially its extensive experience with the Lockheed C-130 Hercules.

  • Stinging the enemy [CANSEC2016D2]

    Allen-Vanguard (Booth 800) has launched Scorpion 2, the latest addition to its electronic countermeasures (ECM) productline.

  • US Marines, Army go bionic [CANSEC2016D2]

    Bionic Power (Booth 235) of Vancouver, British Columbia, has received US$1.25 million from the US Office of the Secretary of Defense to supply low-volume production units of its PowerWalk Kinetic Energy Harvester for  eld trials under the Joint Infantry Company Prototype (JIC-P) programme.

  • MoU for SeaSpider ATT [CANSEC2016D2]

    Combat system integrator Atlas Elektronik (Booth 505) and Magellan Aerospace (Booth 1906) are signing a memorandum of understanding today, sealing their intent to collaborate on the development of the rocket motor and warhead sections of the SeaSpider Anti- Torpedo Torpedo (ATT).

  • Stability for law enforcement [CANSEC2016D2]

    On show for the first time here is the Spyder F3-P police vehicle from Bombardier Recreational Products (Booth215).

  • GCS sets course for Canada [CANSEC2016D2]

    BAE Systems (Booth 711) has a number of programmes running in Canada, but arguably the most important is its bid to become Warship Designer and Combat Systems Integrator for the Canadian Surface Combatant requirement, for which a selection decision is expected next year.

  • Don’t become ineligible [CANSEC2016D2]

    The Department of Public Works and Government Services Canada (PWGSC) has overhauled its Integrity Provisions and introduced a new Ineligibility and Suspension Policy, which are collectively referred to as the “Integrity Regime”.

  • Clearing the way [CANSEC2016D2]

    Flensburger Fahrzeugbau Gesellschaft (FFG) is building up the export order book for its Wisent 2 Support Vehicle. This was originally developed as a private venture to meet emerging requirements for a Leopard 2 main battle tank (MBT)-based platform that could be rapidly reroled for the specialised armoured recovery vehicle or armoured engineer vehicle (AEV) battlefield missions.

  • Fighters on display [CANSEC2016D2]

    While the West’s fighter manufacturers are not expecting an outcome to the government’s deliberations on the Future Fighter Capability requirement any time soon, they are here at CANSEC to remind attendees of their products. Canada’s next Fighter aircraft will be one of the largest national defence programmes of recent times, andthere is much at stake for international bidders and local companies.

  • Long-range ground surveillance [CANSEC2016D2]

    FLIR Systems (Booth 435) has announced the release of two high-performance ground surveillance tools for border security and force protection: theLTV-X light tactical vehicle and the FLIR Ranger R6SS portable radar.

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