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Business Development
  • 21 Dec. 2017

    MDA to provide maritime command and control solution to NATO

    MDA, a business unit of Maxar Technologies (formerly MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates Ltd.), (NYSE: MAXR; TSX: MAXR), today announced that it has signed a contract valued at approximately CA$15 million with NATO Communications and Information Agency (NCI). MDA will build a new system to support NATO’s maritime command and control operations under Project TRITON based on a modern software architecture and technology. This capability will be provided on both fixed and deployable systems. MDA will also provide NATO with a stand-alone command and control visualization capability which is planned to become the standardized map and object visualization for all NATO information technology systems. Read More

  • 22 May. 2017

    Lockheed contract with Chile means jobs in Dartmouth

    A new Lockheed Martin Canada contract with the Chilean armada will mean job creation in the HRM, according to a company source. Read More

  • 21 Nov. 2016

    AEgis Technologies Becomes Official DoD Reseller of Modest3D Software Suite

    Halifax, Nova Scotia (FSCwire) - Modest Tree announced today that AEgis Technologies has become the exclusive United States Department of Defense distributor of the award winning eLearning software suite, Modest3D. Read More

  • 17 Oct. 2016


    Halifax, Canada – October 17th 2016 - IMP Aerospace announced that it has been awarded a contract by the Chilean Navy (ACH) following an international competitive bidding process for the service life extension, depot maintenance and avionics upgrade of their P-3 Orion Maritime Patrol Aircraft. The ACH P-3 Orion aircraft play a critical role in detecting submarine threats, search and rescue, littoral/overland surveillance and economic zone and shipping lane protection. Read More

  • 14 Jun. 2016

    CarteNav completes successful testing and integration of AIMS mission system software with Airbus DS Optronics cameras

    CarteNav Solutions Inc., the international leader in mission system software solutions, today announced that their AIMS software had recently completed a period of extensive assessment and integration testing in collaboration with Airbus Defence and Space (DS) Optronics (Pty) Ltd. Read More

  • 26 May. 2016

    Canadian Metamaterial Technologies Inc. Eyes Silicon Valley Expansion Through the Acquisition of Rolith’s Business

    Metamaterial Technologies Inc. (MTI), a global leader in smart materials and photonics headquartered in Canada announced today, that it has acquired Rolith’s business, including its proprietary manufacturing technology, Rolling Mask Lithography (RML®) and its NanoWeb® products. Rolith is a Silicon Valley based nanofabrication company. The deal includes intellectual property, proprietary tools and state of the art research and development facilities specific to Rolith’s large surface area lithography platform as well as the company’s key employees. This deal will accelerate MTI’s ability to develop large-scale optical metamaterial products for aerospace, defense, healthcare and energy markets. Read More

  • 15 Feb. 2016

    CarteNav launches expanded radar capabilities for flagship AIMS-ISR® software at Singapore Airshow

    CarteNav’s mission system software products now include significantly extended airborne search radar integration Read More

  • 20 Jan. 2016

    Nova Scotia Department of Energy’s Training Program for Students

    Private sector energy-related businesses may be eligible for a 50% wage subsidy up to $7.50 per hour. Read More

  • 12 Dec. 2014

    OTCNS Ocean Technology Capabilities Guide

    NOVA SCOTIA is home to a strong cluster of ocean technology companies. The companies listed in this directory are key contributors to the ocean technology industry. Read More

  • 03 Apr. 2014

    Atlantic Canada Ocean Technology Industry Survey

    The Atlantic Canada Ocean Technology (OT) Committee is taking initial steps to identify, in co-operation with industry, new export markets to help business diversify and to find new customers and sales channels. The Committee seeks the input of Atlan... Read More

  • 29 Jun. 2017

    AML Acquires MVP Product Line from Rolls-Royce

    AML has purchased the global rights to the Moving Vessel Profiler (MVP) product line from Rolls-Royce Canada Ltd. Originally developed in Halifax by Brooke Ocean Technology (BOT) and later owned by Rolls-Royce, the MVP system is widely known as the industry standard in high speed, underway profiling. Read More

  • 09 Mar. 2017

    Input Sought on COVE

    With renovations underway for the new Centre for Ocean Ventures and Entrepreneurship (COVE), potential tenants and members are encouraged to contribute to its final design. Read More

  • 17 Oct. 2016

    The Safety Culture Movement - How Sayle Group Inc. is leading the way

    Halifax business seeks to modernize workplace safety Read More

  • 06 Jul. 2016

    Heliwest Group Benefits from Increased Capability from CarteNav Software Upgrade

    Premier Australian aviation services company upgrades AIMS-HD software - extending flexibility to complete multiple mission types with their fleet of airborne assets. Read More

  • 13 Jun. 2016

    Government announces streamlined procurement approach to accelerate delivery of Canadian Surface Combatant vessels

    The Government of Canada recently endorsed a streamlined procurement approach for the Canadian Surface Combatant (CSC), simplifying the procurement process so construction can start sooner and can deliver ships up to two years faster. This new approach stems from a review of the Royal Canadian Navy’s requirements that identified an opportunity to simplify procurement and design efforts, while maintaining all project objectives. Read More

  • 26 Apr. 2016

    Marine Renewables Canada Job Posting May 23rd 2016 - March 31st 2017

    Marine Renewable Energy Industry and Supplier Development and Engagement Project Read More

  • 11 Feb. 2016

    Seismic shift: Dartmouth innovators receive $5M to invest in eco-friendly technology

    Two Dartmouth innovators have received a total of $5 million from the federal government to invest further in ecologically-friendly technology. Read More

  • 22 Dec. 2015

    All Systems Go – Lockheed Martin Canada Delivers Modern Combat System to Royal Canadian Navy

    Ottawa, Ontario, Dec. 22, 2015 – Signalling an exciting stage of maturity for the Royal Canadian Navy’s Halifax Class Modernization (HCM) Project, Lockheed Martin Canada is announcing several important program milestones. Read More

  • 02 Sep. 2014

    Norwegian-Canadian Naval Business Development Program - September 22-23, 2014 Updated | 2/09/2014

    Mark Your Calendars for September 22-23, 2014 Norwegian-Canadian Naval Business Development Program Read More

  • 18 Mar. 2018

    Ottawa, Ontario, Dec. 22, 2015 – Signalling an exciting stage of maturity for the Royal Canadian Navy’s Halifax Class Modernization (HCM) Project, Lockheed Martin Canada is announcing several important program milestones. Read More