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The Wide Range – Bombardier Aerospace Heritage
More than 35 governments worldwide are using variants of Bombardier’s business and commercial and amphibious aircraft in such missions as C4ISR, coastal patrol, search and rescue and government officials’ transport.
U.S. & Canada Defense Update
L3, Elbit, L3 to seek New Business Opportunities in Canada | Fire Scout Demonstrates Support for Manned-Unmanned Naval Operations | CICADA Micro-Drones Opens New Opportunities for Future Covert Surveillance | Cooperative Engagement to Enhance Naval Anti-Air Capability | Lockheed Martin to Develop an IRST for the Super Hornet | Riverine Group Evaluates Using USVs in Littoral, Riverine Operations | Laying the keel for DDG1000 Zumwalt
GDLS Canada to Upgrade 550 LAV IIIs for the Canadian Army
General Dynamics Awarded $1 Billion to Upgrade LAV III Vehicles by Government of Canada. The LAV III Upgrade Project will modernize 550 vehicles, significantly enhancing their survivability, mobility and firepower and extending the fleet's lifecycle to 2035.
Defense Reports: The Canadian Defense Industry 2011-2016
Market Opportunities and Entry Strategies, Analyses and Forecasts to 2016 This 167 page report provides a top level overview of the Canadian defense industry, offering...
Force Protection’s Timberwolf Pursue Canadian TAPV Program
The Tactical Armored Patrol vehicle (TAPV) program of the Canadian Army is picking steam as the deadline for proposals nears. Force protection announced yesterday its offer submission for the program. The company is offering the ‘Timberwolf’, a 6x6 variant of the battle proven Cougar. A contract award to the final selected bidder for the TAPV requirement is currently expected by the second quarter of 2012.
AMSTAF – Autonomous, Robotic Security Vehicle
Automotive Robotic Industry is displaying here the AMSTAF robot, an unmanned patrol vehicle developed for security, border patrol, load carrying and casualty evacuation missions....
General Atomics Joins CAE to Offer Predator B UAS to Canada
Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) specialist General Atomics Aeronautical Systems (GA‑ASI) announced yesterday a teaming agreement with one of Canada’s leading defense companies CAE, to offer the Predator B UAS to Canada. GA-ASI and CAE will jointly compete for this program, with GA-ASI serving as the prime contractor supporting a U.S. Foreign Military Sale (FMS) procurement.
Force Protection Expands Industry Team Targeting Canada’s TAPV Program
After teaming with CAE as its leading local partner, Force Protection Industries is strengthening the industry team adding Lockheed Martin Canada as the provider of integrated C4ISR systems for the program, and Elbit Systems, to provide the vehicle's main weapon system - an Israeli-designed, Canadian manufactured Dual Remote Weapon Station (DRWS).
BAE Systems Unveils an RG-35 Optimized for Canada’s TAPV Requirements
BAE Systems has unveiled the RG-35 RPU, promoted for the Canadian Tactical Armored Patrol Vehicle (TAP-V) program. The RPU is designed to offer very high survivability for the crew and be adapted for patrols and recconnaissance or tactical utility transport.
Oshkosh Unveils Its Prototype For Canda’s TAPV Program
Oshkosh Defense, one of six competitors offering armored vehicles for the Canadian Tactical Armoured Patrol Vehicle (TAPV) armored vehicles replacement program, unveiled recently the version of its M-ATV tailored to meet the Canadian TAPV requirement. The coompany also plans to pursue Canada's tender for tactical trucks, with a derivative of its MTVR model.
Switzerland Transfers 12 Leopard 2s to Canada
Implementing the Armed Forces 95 and Armed Forces XXI programs, Switzerland is phasing out some of its heavy armor units. As part of this...
Canada’s Tactical Armored Patrol Vehicle Program
The Tactical Armored Patrol Vehicle (TAPV) is a component of the Canadian Department of National Defense (DND) Land Combat Vehicles and Systems (LCVS) program,...
Canada to Deploy 20 Recently Upgraded Leopard 2A4M to Afghanistan
Krauss-Maffei Wegmann (KMW) is modernizing the Canadian Leopard 2A4 CAN tanks previously acquired from Dutch Army surplus. The first batch of 20 tanks was...
Thales, Textron Selected to Compete for Canadian Next Armored Patrol Vehicle...
Above: The Australian Bushmaster armor and mine protected vehicle. Photo: Thales Two companies the Australian subsidiary of Thales and U.S. based Textron Marine & Land Systems...