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  • 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

  • 14 Dec. 2017

    Government uses procurement to help small businesses grow and create jobs

    Innovative Solutions Canada is a $100-million program to fuel innovation and create middle-class jobs Read More

  • 14 Jul. 2017

    Build in Canada Innovation Program celebrates support of Canadian innovators with launch of new initiative

    Building on this (BCIP) success, the Government of Canada, through Public Services and Procurement Canada, is launching a new pilot called the BCIP Challenges Initiative. Read More

  • 05 Jul. 2017

    Government of Canada Launches Strategic Innovation Fund

    $1.26-billion fund will attract high-quality business investments leading to more jobs, skills and opportunities for Canadians 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

  • 10 Nov. 2016

    Former ADIANS President to Lead New Atlantic Canada Aerospace and Defence Association

    “The Aerospace and Defence Industry Association of Nova Scotia (ADIANS) would like to congratulate Rich Billard for being selected to take on the new role of Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the newly formed Atlantic Canada Aerospace and Defence Association (ACADA),” says Executive Vice-President ADIANS Paul Yeatman. Read More

  • 17 Oct. 2016

    IMP AEROSPACE AWARDED CHILEAN NAVY ORION III (P-3 MODERNIZATION) CONTRACT

    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

  • 19 Sep. 2016

    Modest Tree Named Top Simulation and Training Company for Second Year Running

    Halifax, Nova Scotia (FSCwire) - Modest Tree, a Canadian simulation and training company, has been recognized for the second year running, as one of Military Training Technology (MT2) Magazine’s Top 100 Simulation and Training Companies. 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

  • 15 Dec. 2017

    Managing Intellectual Property in Defence and Marine Procurement

    Industry and government collaborate on Principles for the Management of Intellectual Property in Defence and Marine Procurement - In 2017 Public Services and Procurement Canada, the Department of National Defence, Innovation Science Economic Development Canada and the Canadian Coast Guard worked with Canadian defence industry representatives such as Canadian Association of Defence and Security Industries (CADSI) and Aerospace Industries Association of Canada (AIAC), through the Defence Industry Advisory Group, to develop principles for the management of IP in defence and marine procurement. Read More

  • 20 Oct. 2017

    Government of Canada Announces Successful Proposals for All Domain Situational Awareness Science & Technology Program

    The All Domain Situational Awareness (ADSA) Science & Technology program will support the development of options, over a period of five years, for enhanced domain awareness of air, maritime surface and sub-surface approaches to Canada, in particular those in the Arctic. Read More

  • 14 Jul. 2017

    Build in Canada Innovation Program celebrates support of Canadian innovators with launch of new initiative

    Building on this (BCIP) success, the Government of Canada, through Public Services and Procurement Canada, is launching a new pilot called the BCIP Challenges Initiative. Read More

  • 24 May. 2017

    Government of Canada launches historic job-creating superclusters initiative

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  • 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

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

    Halifax business seeks to modernize workplace safety Read More

  • 04 Oct. 2016

    Deep Vision Works with BAE for Unmanned Warrior 16

    Deep Vision has been working closely with BAE Systems supporting the upcoming Royal Navy-led industry demonstration Unmanned Warrior 16. Taking place this October off the coasts of Scotland and West Wales. 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

  • 06 Jun. 2016

    EMO Acquired by MacArtney

    Business acquisition of EMO Marine Technologies Ltd. (EMO Marine) consolidates MacArtney’s presence on the Canadian east coast. Acquiring the sound and well-established Canadian company ensures optimum positioning of the 6th regional operation in the North American market Read More