• Roadmap guides armour [CANSEC2016D2]

    Preliminary details of a roadmap to foster development of innovative materials and armour products are being shared at CANSEC this week.

  • Rock solid [CANSEC2016D2]

    Vital Alert Communication (Booth 1732) is highlighting its communication products, including CanaryTalk, which helps military teams to communicate through solid rock, soil and concrete, and in other shielded environments where traditional communications are ineffective.

  • Training expertise for Canada [CANSEC2016D2]

    Canada’s CAE (Booth 1611) has a global footprint and has become a world-renowned name for training and simulation excellence. As the military looks more to integrated training systems, CAE has expanded its capabilities to meet the needs for increasingly cost-efficient training.

  • Up and away [CANSEC2016D2]

    Last month, Textron Systems (Booth 611 and Outside 3036) successfully demonstrated the fixed-wing Aerosonde sUAS enabled with Hybrid Quadrotor technology, allowing the system to take off and land vertically and thereby significantly increasing mission flexibility.

  • Embedded computing [CANSEC2016D2]

    Connect Tech (Booth 1034) is a hardware design company that specialises in rugged, small form factor solutions.

  • Growing innovation and sustainability [CANSEC2016D2]

    House of Commons Standing Committee on Industry, Science and Technology, CADSI president, Christyn Cianfarani, made a strong case for more government action in facilitating the growth of an innovative and sustainable Canadian defence manufacturing base.

  • Winning ways [CANSEC2016D2]

    Simex Defence (Booth 910) has won several contracts from the Canadian military and government institutions, totalling some C$8.2 million.

  • Black Knight rising [CANSEC2016D1]

    Canadian armour composites, engineering design and manufacturing company Armatec Survivability (Booth121) is unveiling Black Knight – a modular survivability/ mobility upgrade for the LAVIII 8x8 infantry section carrier (ISC) – for the first time at CANSEC.

  • Rapid role reversal [CANSEC2016D1]

    General Dynamics Land Systems-Canada (GDLS-Canada) (Booth 1301 and Outside 3012) is introducing its latest light armoured vehicle (LAV) innovation here at the show.

  • Cool for CATS [CANSEC2016D1]

    In February, CAE submitted a bid to provide adversary and threat training, target-towing and electronic warfare (EW) training environments to the Canadian Armed Forces. The company has teamed with Draken International of the USA for the CATS (Contracted Airborne Training Services) programme, which is expected to lead to a 10-year contract being awarded around the end of the year.

  • Naval navigational range sails in to show [CANSEC2016D1]

    OSI Maritime Systems (Booth 1636) of Burnaby, British Columbia – a pioneer of Warship Electronic Chart Display and Information Systems (WECDIS) – is exhibiting a range of naval integrated navigation and tactical solutions at CANSEC.

  • New head of BD for Raytheon Canada [CANSEC2016D1]

    Raytheon (Booth 1223) has appointed Mark Nicol as president, Raytheon International Inc in Canada – responsible for customer engagement and business development to support the company’s global growth.

  • Central tyre in [CANSEC2016D1]

    Parker Hannifin (Booth 421) is showcasing its new central tyre inflation system (CTIS) on a 4x4 Navistar Saratoga Mine Resistant Ambush Protected (MRAP) demonstrator vehicle at CANSEC.

  • Up in the air [CANSEC2016D1]

    Having recently taken delivery of new-generation Lockheed Martin CC-130J Hercules airlifters and Boeing CH-147F Chinook helicopters, the Canadian Armed Forces have enhanced their airlift capabilities, while the deliveries of Sikorsky CH-148 Cyclones to the navy have finally allowed the elderly CH-124 Sea Kings to retire.

  • Committed to Canada [CANSEC2016D1]

    Global supplier BAE Systems (Booth 711) claims a heritage in Canada reaching back to 1911 through legacy aviation companies such as Avro Canada and de Havilland Canada, and ship-building activities.

  • Long-range HF and sim expertise [CANSEC2016D1]

    Rockwell Collins is showcasing just a small cross-section of its diverse portfolio of avionics and electronics products at CANSEC, focusing on key areas such as communications, rapid networking and advanced training tools.

  • Specter sights for Australia [CANSEC2016D1]

    Raytheon Canada (Booth 1223), operating as Elcan Optical Technologies, has been awarded a C$70.97 million contract to supply its Specter DR 1-4X dual role weapon sight to the Australian Defence Force (ADF).

  • HEDP-RF munition on show [CANSEC2016D1]

    Nammo (Booth 1001) is displaying the latest addition to its family of high explosive munitions for 40mm automatic grenade launcher (AGL) systems.

  • Phased array radar scans Canadian Surface Combatant [CANSEC2016D1]

    With the planned Canadian Surface Combatant (CSC) programme firmly in its sights, Thales Nederland is looking to bring Canadian suppliers on board for the development of a second-generation version of its APAR X-band multifunction radar.

  • Upgraded Sentry is ready for a challenge [CANSEC2016D1]

    Toronto-based INKAS Armored Vehicle Manufacturing (Booth 1815) is demonstrating the new generation of its Sentry armoured personnel carriers (APCs), multipurpose tactical vehicles that have proved themselves as a favourite choice for extreme climate condition missions.