HEADLINES

  • Resistant to all [CS19D2]

    Stedfast (Booth 707) is a manufacturer of laminated and coated textiles, including chemical and biological weapon-resistant textiles, serving, among others, the needs of the military.

  • Arctic simulation for patrol ships [CS19D2]

    Kongsberg Digital (Booth 915) is nearing completion of a state-of- the-art simulation upgrade to the Royal Canadian Navy (RCN) for training on the Arctic and Offshore Patrol Ship (AOPS) programme, which will deliver six ice-capable Harry DeWolf-class ships.

  • At the forefront of creative solutions [CS19D2]

    As a leading organisation in Canada’s security and defence sector, the National Research Council of Canada (NRC; Booth 435) provides expertise and creative solutions on land, in the air and at sea.

  • Global Guardian [CS19D2]

    Viking Air of Victoria, British Columbia (Booth 521) is to hold a world demonstration tour of its Guardian 400 aircraft, the special missions variant of the Series 400 Twin Otter.

  • Diving targets and UAS services [CS19D2]

    QinetiQ Target Systems (QTS) comes to CANSEC 2019 on a high, having been awarded a C$51 million contract earlier this month to provide rotary-wing unmanned air system services to the Royal Canadian Navy and Canadian Special Forces Command. QTS (Booth 414) is leading a team that includes Canadian UAVs, Leonardo, L3 Wescam and UMS Skeldar.

  • More precise firefighting [CS19D2]

    Victoria, British Columbia-based Viking Air (Booth 521) has launched an upgrade programme for the Canadair CL215T and CL-415 fleet of aerial firefighting aircraft, which will be fitted with Collins Aerospace System’s Pro Line Fusion integrated avionics system, to meet current technical and emerging air traffic requirements while also addressing new operational demands anticipated over the next 25 years.

  • Now you see me… [CS19D2]

    Saab Barracuda (Booths 1521, M1/4000) is exhibiting its advanced camouflage solutions – including vehicle platform systems and static nets for multispectral signature management and heat transfer reduction.

  • Modernisation and innovation [CS19D2]

    The Royal Canadian Legion (Booth 133) presented new ideas and initiatives at the Dominion Convention in Winnipeg in August last year, including the national strategic plan that serves as a model for all commands.

  • Women to the fore [CS19D2]

    WiDS was launched in 2005 by a small group of women from industry and the military with the aim of building a network to support and promote the advancement of women leaders in defence and security professions. WiDS now has more than 2,000 members who work across industry, government, military, the police services and first responder agencies.

  • Building MRO capacity [CS19D2]

    KF Aerospace (Booths 1824, M15) is augmenting its maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) capacities at Hamilton International (YHM) and Kelowna International (YLW) Airports.

  • No hiding place for weapons [CS19D2]

    Smiths Detection (Booth 1927), one of five operating divisions of the Smiths Group, is a global authority on the application, management and manufacture of detection and screening technology for the aviation, ports and borders, urban security and military markets.

  • Data for unmanned aerial refuelling [CS19D2]

    Curtiss-Wright’s Defense Solutions division (Booth 1903) has been awarded a contract by The Boeing Company to supply data technology systems for the MQ-25 unmanned aerial refuelling programme.

  • Enhancing mission effectiveness [CS19D2]

    Pleora Technologies (Booths 1730 and 3044), a supplier of high-performance video interfaces, has introduced a ruggedised sensor networking platform that helps manufacturers and system integrators to reduce the cognitive burden and increase mission-effectiveness for end-users while meeting interoperability and scalability demands in size, weight, power and cost-sensitive real-time military imaging applications.

  • Embedded control systems expertise [CS19D2]

    Since its launch in 2003, Aversan (Booth 731) has grown into a multi-service engineering company capable of providing turnkey product development of embedded systems and software to customers worldwide. The company designs, develops, qualifies and certifies embedded control systems for safety and mission-critical programmes and is a trusted partner in the development of embedded systems and advanced IT.

  • Go-anywhere amphibious craft [CS19D2]

    The amphibious craft and barges of Arktos Developments (Booth 1807) provide the highest level of all-round mobility, particularly while crossing the transition between ice and water in the Arctic and other remote areas of the world.

  • Super Puma support [CS19D2]

    Heli-One (Booth 1827), a leading provider of helicopter maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) services and part of CHC Helicopter, recently announced a helicopter upgrade contract with the German Federal Ministry of the Interior to modify its incoming Airbus H215 fleet and existing AS332 Super Puma aircraft.

  • Fully equipped [CS19D2]

    MD Charlton (Booth 1931) has established itself as a leading distributor of law enforcement and tactical armour, bags, batons, boots, clothing, duty gear, holsters, thermal imaging, firearms, firearms accessories, flashlights, gloves, handcuffs, jackets, and less-lethal products to Canadian police, military, law enforcement and security professionals.

  • Roving deep under water [CS19D2]

    MarineNav (Booth 805) specialises in providing trusted marine grade electronics and custom design and manufacturing solutions to clients in government and industry. Manufactured in Canada, MarineNav’s products can be found in thousands of vessels worldwide and are known for their innovative design and exceptional quality.

  • Closing the fighter gap [CS19D2]

    On 16 February 2019, the first two ‘new’ Boeing F/A-18A Hornets for the Royal Canadian Air Force were flown into CFB Cold Lake, Alberta, by Royal Australian Air Force pilots. The aircraft had been taking part in the Red Flag exercise at Nellis AFB, Nevada, before being delivered to their new owners. Formal handover took place on 21 February.

  • Electrical interconnect [CS19D2]

    Cleeve Technology (Booth 935) is a privately owned Canadian company that has been serving the aerospace and defence industries for almost 20 years and has a reputation of excellence in providing innovative solutions throughout the global electrical interconnect sector.

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