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News Government Manufacturing General
September 28, 2020  

COVID-19 further delaying some overdue military procurements

More than 100 military procurements were already listed as delayed before the pandemic hit.

News Manufacturing General
July 8, 2020  

Kraken Robotics secures three defence contracts worth $1M

Technology includes marine sensors, laser scanner and enhancement of a customer’s sonar product.

News Construction Government Manufacturing Facilities Maintenance General
March 3, 2020  

Feds chronically underspending on MRO for defence infrastructure

Defence department is supposed to invest 1.4% of the replacement value but hasn’t hit that target since 2010.

News Aerospace General
June 11, 2019  

Raytheon and United Technologies to create a defence giant

Will count among its portfolio of weaponry the F-35 fighter jet engines, Patriot and Tomahawk missile systems, space suits and intelligence technology.

News Aerospace General
February 28, 2019  

National Defence lowballing cost of used Aussie fighters: budget officer [UPDATED]

The Trudeau government is buying the 18 Australian planes and up to seven spares to bolster Canada’s aging CF-18s.

News General
November 26, 2018  

United Technologies is breaking into 3 independent companies

The three companies will be United Technologies, which will house its aerospace and defence industry supplier businesses; Otis, the maker of elevators, escalators and moving walkways; and the Carrier air conditioning and building systems business.

News Government Manufacturing General
October 23, 2018  

Trump Space Force plan is grounded in real needs but hazy

The Pentagon is expected to have enough details filled out by early next year to include a Space Force plan in its 2020 budget request to Congress.

News Government Manufacturing Metals General
June 6, 2018  

Scheer rejects one-on-one trade talks with US as long as NAFTA can be saved

Conservative Opposition leader expresses support, but says Trudeau can do more on trade file.

News Government General
May 30, 2018  

Liberal economic adviser preaches defence spending, but Sajjan says Ottawa fell $2.3B short

Dominic Barton says defence industry critical for innovation, but Libs behind on spending goals.

News Government Manufacturing General
January 22, 2018  

Boeing skips Canadian info session for fighter jet companies

Wants to see the details before deciding whether to join the competition.

News Manufacturing Transportation Facilities Maintenance General
August 18, 2017  

Thales Canada gets $5.2B Arctic fleet service contract

Work to be completed in Canada, except when the ships need work overseas.

News Government Manufacturing General
April 26, 2017  

China launches first domestically-made aircraft carrier

Carrier is based on the former Soviet Union’s Kuznetsov class design.

News Government Manufacturing Business Operations General Technology
July 27, 2016  

Halifax firm gets millions from feds to develop software tool

Software will help engineers with verifications for early-stage designs in fields such as defence and aeronautics.

News Government Manufacturing General Machinery and Equipment Maintenance
May 26, 2016  

Canadian defence industry defends Saudi arms deal

Heavily regulated industry follows the rules set by government.

News Aerospace Manufacturing Business Operations General Technology
April 20, 2016  

Lockheed Martin Canada opens Ottawa partnership and innovation centre

Will bring Canadian industry and academia together for critical research, development and technology advancement.