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Rheinmetall to supply additional Argus soldier systems to the Canadian Armed...

The Canadian Armed Forces have exercised options under the Integrated Soldier System Project (ISSP) to procure an additional 1,256 Rheinmetall Argus soldier systems, which will be delivered next year. This order is worth CAD22 million (€14.3 million)

IAI Heron RPAS – Operations Update

The Heron I RPAS has been operating over the Mediterranean Sea and Southern Europe under this authorization as part an experiment run by the European Border and Coast Guard Agency FRONTEX, evaluating the use of air patrols to spot illegal immigrants from North Africa.

Canada to buy Australia’s used Hornets

Canada plans to buy 18 used F/A-18 Hornet fighter planes from Australia to fill the air forces’ fighters shortage. The purchase is regarded as a stopgap measure as Ottawa moves forward with a more permanent selection of a future replacement for the CF-18.

Canada’s New Armored Cubs Gear Up at Gagetown

Following rigorous testing and delays that lasted almost two years, Canada is renewing its battlefield reconnaissance and tactical armored vehicle fleet, with the first shipment of Tactical Armored Patrol Vehicles (TAPV) this month.

Canadian-French Initiative to Develop Fuel Cells for Long Endurance Drones

Canadian fuel-cell developer EnergyOr Technologies Inc. has entered a Joint Development Agreement (JDA) with the French Air Force’s Centre d' Expertise Aérienne Militaire (CEAM), to develop and optimize energy sources for long endurance UAVs

Canadian Soldiers to Receive Modern, Integrated Soldier Systems

The Canadian government has awarded Rheinmetall Canada an initial contract worth CAD 7 million (€5) for the qualification of Integrated Soldier Systems (ISS) for Canadian military use.

Cyber Intelligence Report – August 1, 2014

In this edition: Chinese cyber espionage campaign against Israel | Anonymous false claims | Canada accuses China of cyber attacks | US House passes two bills on cyber security | International operation against leading Russian cyber criminals | Russia offered $111,000 for cracking TOR anonymity | Azerbaijan becoming part of anti-phishing workshop group | Iran to hold cyber security exhibition | Qatar behind Hamas cyber advancement

Canada shelves plans to Renew its Arctic Air Patrol Fleet

The Canadian government has shelved plans to field a new fleet of aerial surveillance aircraft designed to patrol the Arctic territory by 2020. Instead,...

GDLS Canada to Deliver Armored Vehicles Worth $10 Billion To Saudi-Arabia

General Dynamics Land Systems (GDLS) Canada has won a major arms procurement contract from Saudi Arabia, for the procurement of armored vehicles worth over...

Heron, Reaper and Hermes 900 Compete for Canada’s Arctic mission

The Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) Heron unmanned air system (UAS), General Atomics Reaper and Elbit Systems' Hermes 900 are among three platforms eyed for a Canadian tender to supply an advanced system for operation in the Arctic.

Heron, Reaper and Hermes 900 Compete for Canada’s Arctic mission

The Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) Heron unmanned air system (UAS), General Atomics Reaper and Elbit Systems' Hermes 900 are among three platforms eyed for a Canadian tender to supply an advanced system for operation in the Arctic.

Canadian Agency Requests Proposals for Safety and Security Research Prorjects

The Canadian Safety and Security Program (CSSP) has issued the first call for proposals for innovative science and technology (S&T) project for homeland security applications.

Canada Selects Textron Systems for Tactical Armored patrol Vehicles (TAPV)

Canada has announced the selection of Textron Systems Canada, a subsidiary of U.S. Textron Systems, as the preferred bidder to deliver 500 armored vehicles to equip the Canadian Army under a $708 million contract.

Program Partners Confirm Support for F-35 Joint Strike Fighter

Amidst growing concern and criticism about the rising cost and delays, the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter (JSF) program received a welcome vote of confidence...