PRESS RELEASES

PRESS RELEASES

Jun 21, 2017

At the Paris Air Show this week, Stellwagen Group (recently acquired by Toronto-based Acasta Enterprises) signed a firm order for 12 Airbus C295 medium transport aircraft in the first sale to a leasing company achieved by Airbus Defence and Space.

Feb 07, 2017

Lockheed Martin Canada has partnered with Toronto-based RANK Software to create innovative cyber security solutions for future Canadian and international defence programs to enable security analysts to rapidly discover network threats and intrusions.

Jan 11, 2017

Seaspan has announced the appointment of Paul Hilder to Vice President, Marine Operations. As a member of Seaspan’s senior leadership team, Paul is ultimately accountable for overseeing the operational efficiency and safety of all vessels and marine crews.

Sep 19, 2016

Royal Canadian Air Force (RCAF) squadrons from across Canada are participating in their annual National Search and Rescue Exercise, SAREX 2016, from September 18 to 24, 2016, in Yellowknife, Northwest Territories.

Sep 18, 2016

Airbus Defence and Space is designing and building a new constellation of optical satellites, comprising four identical and very agile sensors delivering very high-resolution imagery. The highly responsive dual VHR constellation will offer state-of-the art service to the Airbus Defence and Space imagery user’s community for the next decade.

Sep 14, 2016

First Airbus C295W for Brazilian Air Force Search and Rescue missions makes its maiden flight. This is very similar to the aircraft offered for Canada’s Fixed-Wing Search and Rescue Project.

Sep 06, 2016

Team Spartan, which is offering its C-27J aircraft as part of Canada’s FWSAR competition, will be highlighting the aircraft’s capabilities and potential economic and employment impact at the 2016 DEFSEC exposition at Halifax’s Cunard Centre, between September 7th and 8th.

Jul 29, 2016

The Netherlands Ministry of Defence has signed an MOU with Luxembourg to proceed with the acquisition of a pooled fleet of Airbus A330 Multi Role Tanker Transport (A330 MRTT) aircraft. The fleet will be NATO property NATO.

Jun 23, 2016

Airbus Helicopters Canada is looking to recognize outstanding achievement in the rotary wing industry with the 5th Annual ‘Innovation in Safety Award’.

Mar 31, 2016

Brian Carter, President – Seaspan Shipyards, announced today the start of construction on Seaspan’s second National Shipbuilding Strategy (NSS) ship, the Canadian Coast Guard (CCG)’s second Offshore Fisheries Science Vessel (OFSV).

Mar 29, 2016

​The Canadian Institute of Marine Engineers is seeking nominations for its 2016 Medal of Excellence, an award that recognizes outstanding contribution to marine engineering in Canada, including technical innovation, sea-going service, substantial leadership in the industry or the teaching of marine engineering.

Feb 23, 2016

FrontLine publisher and editor Chris MacLean last week received the Ross Munro Media Award at the CDAI's 2016 Conference on Security and Defence in Ottawa.

Oct 30, 2015

Lockheed Martin Canada marked an important milestone toward modernizing the Royal New Zealand Navy's two ANZAC Class ships. The company announced that the ANZAC frigate systems upgrade project has successfully completed the combat system critical design review on schedule and to New Zealand's satisfaction.

Oct 08, 2015

The French Navy’s third FREMM multi-mission frigate, the Languedoc, has been floated out from DCNS’ Lorient shipyard to undergo sea trials off the coast of Brittany. The Languedoc is the third FREMM ordered by OCCAR 1 on behalf of the DGA (French Defence Procurement Agency) and the French Navy.

Oct 19, 2015

The President of the King Abdulaziz City for Science and Technology (KACST) has signed a cooperation agreement with Hervé Guillou, Chairman and CEO of DCNS, that aims to foster the development of a Research and Development centre in Saudi Arabia dedicated to the naval and maritime domain.

Mar 31, 2015

Provincial Aerospace and Airbus Defence and Space sign letter of intent to explore the extension of their relationship beyond the Fixed-Wing Search and Rescue program. From left: Simon Jacques (Airbus Defence and Space, Canada), Pablo Molina (Airbus Defence and Space Military Aircraft Canada), Derek Scott (Provincial Aerospace) and Richard Poole (Provincial Aerospace) sign a letter of intent to facilitate the exploration of extending their relationship internationally.

At the Paris Air Show this week, Stellwagen Group (recently acquired by Toronto-based Acasta Enterprises) signed a firm order for 12 Airbus C295 medium transport aircraft in the first sale to a leasing company achieved by Airbus Defence and Space.

Wednesday, Jun 21 2017

Lockheed Martin Canada has partnered with Toronto-based RANK Software to create innovative cyber security solutions for future Canadian and international defence programs to enable security analysts to rapidly discover network threats and intrusions.

Tuesday, Feb 07 2017

Seaspan has announced the appointment of Paul Hilder to Vice President, Marine Operations. As a member of Seaspan’s senior leadership team, Paul is ultimately accountable for overseeing the operational efficiency and safety of all vessels and marine crews.

Wednesday, Jan 11 2017

Royal Canadian Air Force (RCAF) squadrons from across Canada are participating in their annual National Search and Rescue Exercise, SAREX 2016, from September 18 to 24, 2016, in Yellowknife, Northwest Territories.

Monday, Sep 19 2016

Airbus Defence and Space is designing and building a new constellation of optical satellites, comprising four identical and very agile sensors delivering very high-resolution imagery. The highly responsive dual VHR constellation will offer state-of-the art service to the Airbus Defence and Space imagery user’s community for the next decade.

Sunday, Sep 18 2016

First Airbus C295W for Brazilian Air Force Search and Rescue missions makes its maiden flight. This is very similar to the aircraft offered for Canada’s Fixed-Wing Search and Rescue Project.

Wednesday, Sep 14 2016

Team Spartan, which is offering its C-27J aircraft as part of Canada’s FWSAR competition, will be highlighting the aircraft’s capabilities and potential economic and employment impact at the 2016 DEFSEC exposition at Halifax’s Cunard Centre, between September 7th and 8th.

Tuesday, Sep 06 2016

The Netherlands Ministry of Defence has signed an MOU with Luxembourg to proceed with the acquisition of a pooled fleet of Airbus A330 Multi Role Tanker Transport (A330 MRTT) aircraft. The fleet will be NATO property NATO.

Friday, Jul 29 2016

Airbus Helicopters Canada is looking to recognize outstanding achievement in the rotary wing industry with the 5th Annual ‘Innovation in Safety Award’.

Thursday, Jun 23 2016

Brian Carter, President – Seaspan Shipyards, announced today the start of construction on Seaspan’s second National Shipbuilding Strategy (NSS) ship, the Canadian Coast Guard (CCG)’s second Offshore Fisheries Science Vessel (OFSV).

Thursday, Mar 31 2016

​The Canadian Institute of Marine Engineers is seeking nominations for its 2016 Medal of Excellence, an award that recognizes outstanding contribution to marine engineering in Canada, including technical innovation, sea-going service, substantial leadership in the industry or the teaching of marine engineering.

Tuesday, Mar 29 2016

FrontLine publisher and editor Chris MacLean last week received the Ross Munro Media Award at the CDAI's 2016 Conference on Security and Defence in Ottawa.

Tuesday, Feb 23 2016

Lockheed Martin Canada marked an important milestone toward modernizing the Royal New Zealand Navy's two ANZAC Class ships. The company announced that the ANZAC frigate systems upgrade project has successfully completed the combat system critical design review on schedule and to New Zealand's satisfaction.

Friday, Oct 30 2015

The French Navy’s third FREMM multi-mission frigate, the Languedoc, has been floated out from DCNS’ Lorient shipyard to undergo sea trials off the coast of Brittany. The Languedoc is the third FREMM ordered by OCCAR 1 on behalf of the DGA (French Defence Procurement Agency) and the French Navy.

Monday, Oct 19 2015

The President of the King Abdulaziz City for Science and Technology (KACST) has signed a cooperation agreement with Hervé Guillou, Chairman and CEO of DCNS, that aims to foster the development of a Research and Development centre in Saudi Arabia dedicated to the naval and maritime domain.

Monday, Oct 19 2015

Provincial Aerospace and Airbus Defence and Space sign letter of intent to explore the extension of their relationship beyond the Fixed-Wing Search and Rescue program. From left: Simon Jacques (Airbus Defence and Space, Canada), Pablo Molina (Airbus Defence and Space Military Aircraft Canada), Derek Scott (Provincial Aerospace) and Richard Poole (Provincial Aerospace) sign a letter of intent to facilitate the exploration of extending their relationship internationally.

Tuesday, Mar 31 2015