• Capable combat support [CANSEC17D2]

    General Dynamics Land Systems - Canada (GDLS-Canada, Booth 1301) is showcasing two new wheeled combat platform developments: the LAV 6.0 Combat Support Vehicle – Ambulance (CSV-A) and the LAV 6.0 Combat Support Vehicle – Maintenance and Recovery (CSV-MR), both of which are evolved from its baseline 8x8 LAV 6.0 light armoured vehicle platform, the centrepiece of the Canadian Army’s modernised combat vehicle fleet.

  • On Target, and more [CANSEC17D2]

    QinetiQ Target Systems (Booth 414) – part of QinetiQ Canada, and a wholly owned subsidiary of QinetiQ – is showing new iterations of its air, land and sea threat applications for live fire training, and test and evaluation, at CANSEC 2017.

  • Joining up to protect soldiers [CANSEC17D2]

    Safety and survivability technology company Helios Global Technologies yesterday signed a Memorandum of Understanding with BAE Systems to pursue the development of BAE’s liquid armour technology.

  • Peak performance [CANSEC17D2]

    Nammo’s (Booth 1001) 25mmx137 APEX (armour-piercing with explosive) ammunition has been qualified for the F-35 Lightening II advanced stealth fighter following flight trials at the US Navy’s Naval Air Weapons Station in China Lake, California, earlier this year.

  • Advanced helicopter avionics [CANSEC17D2]

    Esterline CMC Electronics is displaying its integrated helicopter solution cockpit demonstrator for the first time at CANSEC (Booth 950) to highlight the company’s capabilities in integrating systems to meet varied customer requirements.

  • Austria trains the Discovery way [CANSEC17D2]

    Montreal-based Discovery Air Defence Services (Booth 408) has just completed a training campaign with the Eurofighter Typhoons from the Austrian air force. Seven Typhoons deployed from the 1st Squadron of the Überwachungsgeschwader (surveillance wing) at Zeltweg to Wittmund in Germany, from where DA Defence operates A-4N Skyhawks in the adversary role and for other target facilities.

  • Complete air defence [CANSEC17D2]

    Saab (Booth 1521) is showcasing its latest solution for evolving ground-based air defence requirements worldwide: the RBS 70 NG (new generation) very short-range air-defence system (VSHORADS).

  • Eyes on Canada’s tanker requirement [CANSEC17D2]

    Boeing is presenting a model of its KC-46A Pegasus tanker/ transport as part of its CANSEC display (Booth 1821). The company is positioning the 767 airliner derivative as a potential candidate for Canada’s Strategic Tanker Transport Capability requirement to eventually replace the Airbus A310 (CC-150 Polaris) tanker/transports.

  • Fancraft for Canadian market [CANSEC17D2]

    Following a successful May visit by the Quebec economic delegation to Israel, Urban Aeronautics and Certification Center Canada (3C) signed a memorandum of understanding in the presence of the Honorable Phillip Couillard, Premier of Quebec, and the Honorable Dominique Anglade, Quebec’s Minister of Economy, Science and Innovation, to explore opportunities for Fancraft in the Canadian market.

  • Second to none [CANSEC17D2]

    Over the 35 years since the foundation of Colt Canada (Booth 1429), the company’s weapons have been battle tested and proven in the most extreme battlefield conditions.

  • GaN radar directed at CSC [CANSEC17D2]

    Thales Nederland is showcasing its APAR Block 2 radar at CANSEC, having proposed the sensor for inclusion in the Canadian Surface Combatant (CSC) warship.

  • Rugged STOL versatility [CANSEC17D2]

    Having purchased the manufacturing and design rights to the Bombardier CL-415, CL-215 and CL-215T amphibious aircraft programme in 2016, Sidney, British Columbia-based Viking Air (Booth 1031) now has a large manufacturing portfolio, which also includes the entire Canadian-built former de Havilland series of utility aircraft, from the DHC-1 Chipmunk to the DHC-7 Dash 7. Viking provides OEM support for the global fleet of de Havilland legacy aircraft.

  • Digital FCS for better shooter accuracy [CANSEC17D2]

    Fire control is traditionally associated with larger platforms such as main battle tanks, fixed-wing and maritime platforms and unmanned air systems.

  • Naval drone defence [CANSEC17D2]

    BAE Systems is showing its latest naval artillery product at CANSEC (Booth 709). The 30mm cannon installation builds on the well-known Mk 38 25mm weapon, but not only features a larger calibre, but also a much greater elevation capability that allows it to engage small aerial targets such as UAVs.

  • Real-time solution [CANSEC17D2]

    IXTROM Group (Booth 111) is presenting, for the first time in Canada, its new IXM2C2 (Intelligence Management, Command, Control and Dynamic Collaboration System), a large-scale integrated C4ISR system.

  • Realistic yet cost-effective training [CANSEC17D2]

    Suwanee, Georgia, USA-based Meggitt Training Systems’ new anti-tank guided missile (ATGM) training system is making its Canadian debut here at CANSEC, with demonstrations available at Booth 121.

  • X-ray vision [CANSEC17D2]

    Jesse Garant Metrology Center (Booth 208), a part inspection company specialising in industrial computed tomography (CT) scanning, is promoting its non-destructive testing and metrology services for defence applications.

  • All-round protection [CANSEC17D2]

    INKAS Armored Vehicle Manufacturing (Booth 1815), a Canada-based company specialising in the production of armoured vehicles for private, commercial and law enforcement purposes, is introducing its new line of technological integrations available for its armoured vehicles.

  • Checking in at the deep [CANSEC17D2]

    St John’s, Newfoundland-based Kraken Sonar has announced that its wholly owned subsidiary, Kraken Sonar Systems, has been awarded a non-refundable financial contribution of C$745,950 by the Research & Development Corporation (RDC) of Newfoundland and Labrador.

  • Eyes below water [CANSEC17D2]

    Kitchener, Ontario-based Deep Trekker (Booth 1635), a specialist in underwater inspection, is showcasing its military underwater drones and EOD pipe crawlers. Attendees will be able to get hands-on experience piloting one of its remotely operated vehicles (ROVs) in a 900-litre water tank at the booth.