• CANSEC 2019 Show Daily site

    The two-day trade show will be held on 29 -30 May at the EY Centre, located at 4899 Uplands Drive in Ottawa. This page will be covering as every year since 2014, news live from the show.

  • Italian government expresses wish to conserve Piaggio Aerospace

    As a number of non-binding expressions of interest are made for the respective engine and aircraft divisions of Italy’s Piaggio Aerospace, the Italian government has claimed that it will work to prevent break-up of the OEM. Financial difficulties led to the company entering special

  • Lockheed Martin breaks ground on new JASSM-ER production facility

    Lockheed Martin has begun building a new 225,000 ft² facility for the production of strike weapons in Troy, Alabama, that will be used to fulfil US Air Force requirements for the Joint Air-to-Surface Standoff Missile Extended Range (JASSM-ER) system. The facility will, alongside the

  • Airbus considers purchase of Bombardier’s Belfast site

    Airbus has emerged as the newest potential buyer for Bombardier’s plant in Belfast, Northern Ireland, as new CEO Guillaume Faury expresses interest in acquiring the A220 wing production site. Bombardier announced in early May that it was seeking to divest its facilities in both Northern

  • Angola receives all 12 Sukhoi fighters

    The delivery of all 12 Sukhoi Su-30K fighters ordered by Angola has been completed, the Tass news agency reported on 16 May. It cited an official from Belarus’ 558th Aviation Repair Plant, which modernised the aircraft, as saying the last two aircraft were delivered in April. The Belarus

  • Delivery of Russia’s newest SSN delayed

    Technical problems have delayed the entry into service of the Russian Navy’s newest nuclear-powered attack/cruise missile submarine (SSN/SSGN) until late in 2020 at the earliest, according to Russian state news agency TASS on 17 May. TASS reported that auxiliary systems on the Project 885M

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  • Dynetics to build 100 kW laser for US Army

    The US Army’s Space and Missile Defense Command has selected a Dynetics-led team to develop an experimental 100 kW laser weapon system for its Family of Medium Tactical Vehicles (FMTV). On 15 May, the company announced that it had beat out Raytheon to receive a USD130 million contract for the

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  • LNA claims it has been attacked by Turkish UAVs

    The Libyan National Army (LNA) has claimed that Turkish-made unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) are being used to carry out attacks against the forces it has deployed to capture Tripoli from forces aligned with the internationally recognised Government of National Accord (GNA). The claim was made in a

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  • Lockheed Martin reportedly offers India F-21 exclusivity

    Lockheed Martin has reportedly promised that the F-21 will be exclusively operated by the Indian Air Force should the nation select it for its USD18 billion, 114-aircraft requirement. The aircraft was revealed in February as the company’s offer for the programme, an F-16 Fighting Falcon