HEADLINES

  • Strategic repositioning [CS19D2]

    Twenty years after the creation of Nexeya Canada (Booth 528), its board has endorsed two important strategic repositioning decisions: To transfer the group’s space activities in a new company called Hemeria in order to focus its development efforts on the strong growth opportunities offered by this market; and to accept the proposed acquisition of non-space activities by the European group Hensoldt.

  • Ultra-fast image capture [CS19D2]

    High Speed Imaging (Booth 1033) is a premier source for high-speed camera equipment within Canada. The company’s products include high-speed video systems, ultrahigh- speed cameras, high-resolution digital imagers, digital video recorders, motion analysis software, highspeed infrared cameras, digital image correlation systems and ballistic measurement technology. Military institutions use them to capture events that are too fast for the naked eye or standard imaging technology to see.

  • Enhanced protection [CS19D1]

    General Dynamics Land Systems-Canada (GDLS-Canada, Booth 1301) is showcasing a Maintenance and Recovery Vehicle (MRV) variant of the LAV 6.0 8x8 Combat Support Vehicle (CSV) platform with enhanced protection packages from Elbit Systems of Israel and MyDefence of Denmark.

  • Keeping Canada safe [CS19D1]

    Canada’s current military procurement models and levels of industry-government co-operation have not kept pace with the unprecedented ‘speed of cyber’ and could compromise national security if left unaddressed, is the conclusion of a new report from the Canadian Association of Defence and Security Industries (CADSI).

  • Full steam ahead [CS19D1]

    A design based on the UK Royal Navy’s (RN’s) Type 26 Global Combat Ship has been selected as the basis for the Royal Canadian Navy’s (RCN’s) next generation of surface combatants.

  • Smarter inspections below the waves [CS19D1]

    Deep Trekker, the Canadian manufacturer of remotely operated vehicles (ROVs) (Booth 1633), has launched the DTG3 ROV together with BRIDGE technology. The affordable DTG3 ROV offers advanced power, heightened capabilities and high-end performance.

  • ASW sonar system to undergo at-sea trials [CS19D1]

    Marine acoustics house GeoSpectrum Technologies is preparing to undertake new at-sea trials of its Towed Reelable Active Passive Sonar (TRAPS) antisubmarine warfare (ASW) sonar system in conjunction with the Royal Canadian Navy (RCN).

  • High-level GPS threat mitigation [CS19D1]

    Collins Aerospace Systems (Booths 1103, M12), a unit of United Technologies Corp, has been selected by the Royal Canadian Navy (RCN) to provide its Digital GPS Anti-Jam Receiver (DIGAR) to evaluate anti-jam navigation capabilities for the RCN’s Halifax-class frigates.

  • Designed for the future [CS19D1]

    Saab has brought its Gripen E full-scale mock-up to Ottawa for its first outing in North America.

  • Highly sensitive [CS19D1]

    CAE (Booths 1611 and M11) has launched production of its MAD-XR (Magnetic Anomaly Detection – Extended Role) system, the company announced today. The Canadian government has also purchased the first unit under its Build in Canada Innovation Programme (BCIP).

  • Ready for life extension [CS19D1]

    Steeve Lavoie has a lot on his plate. The new president of Bell Helicopter Textron Canada (Booth 609) took on his new post three months after the Royal Canadian Air Force announced that it will upgrade its 85 Bell CH-146 Griffon utility helicopters, which the company has been maintaining.

  • Heros for mission success [CS19D1]

    UVision Air is highlighting its tactical Hero family on Booth 728 with its Canadian industrial partner, Twenty20 Insight.

  • ISTAR drones will be fully equipped [CS19D1]

    Leonardo has signed a multimillion euro contract with prime contractor QinetiQ to supply PicoSAR active electronically scanned array (AESA) radars to equip new unmanned intelligence, surveillance, target acquisition and reconnaissance (ISTAR) vertical take-off/landing unmanned air systems (UASs) ordered by the Canadian Armed Forces.

  • Canada’s Arctic in safe hands [CS19D1]

    Space Flight Laboratory (SFL, Booth 1036) is highlighting the upcoming Canadian Gray Jay Pathfinder R&D microsatellite project, writes Gu¨nter Endres.

  • Rescue and surveillance master [CS19D1]

    Rheinmetall Canada has unveiled a new rescue variant of its Mission Master unmanned ground vehicle (UGV) here at CANSEC.

  • Step-change in optical sight [CS19D1]

    Raytheon ELCAN Optical Technologies has extended the application of its Specter DR dual-role optical weapon sight to use with light and heavy machine gun systems.

  • Cool contract [CS19D1]

    Simex Defence (Booth 910), a provider of defencerelated procurement and distribution services, serving its customers’ needs in aerospace, land, and marine applications, earlier this month was awarded a major contract to supply the Victoria-class submarines of the Royal Canadian Navy with industrial fluid coolers.

  • Machine vision [CS19D1]

    AerialX is set to finalise development of a new, intuitive multi-rotor kinetic energy interceptor solution, designed to engage small multi-rotor and fixed-wing unmanned aerial system (UAS) threats at very high speed.

  • Enhanced ballistic protection [CS19D1]

    HumanSystems Incorporated (HSI, Booth 503) is working on two new projects aimed at improving the safety and performance of ballistic protection for military personnel. Several shortcomings at the forefront of soldier safety require improvements in design and function.

  • Swoop for night vision [CS19D1]

    Elbit Systems announced in April that its US subsidiary, Elbit Systems of America LLC, has signed a definitive agreement with Harris Corporation for the acquisition of Harris’ Night Vision business for $350 million.

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