Birth of a Giant – The Canadair Argus

This documentary short tells the story of the conception, construction and testing of the largest Canadian aircraft of its time – the Canadair Argus. A marine reconnaissance aircraft, the Argus was designed and manufactured by Canadair for the Canadian Forces and the Royal Canadian Air Force. In its early years, it was reputedly the finest anti-submarine patrol bomber in the world. Birth of a Giant, Hugh O’Connor, provided by the National Film Board of Canada Image courtesy of Comox Air Force Museum

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ISED & CADSI Release the State of Canada’s Defence Industry Report

CADSI, in partnership with Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada (ISED) and Statistics Canada, have just released the highly anticipated State of Canada’s Defence Industry Report. The State of Canada’s Defence Industry Report provides important insights into the economic and innovation performance of the industry, the geographic distribution of firms and related industrial capabilities. Because the report offers a comprehensive picture of the industry, it is a key source of data that helps government make better informed policy decisions. The 2018 report clearly reflects a sector steeped in innovation, evidenced by high R&D…

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Capital Region Marks Military Milestones with a Special Exhibit and Banners

Canadian Heritage and Veterans Affairs Canada invite residents and visitors in the nation’s capital to explore the new photo exhibit Canada’s Hundred Days: The End of the First World War, located on the lower terrace of the Chateau Laurier overlooking the historic Rideau Canal locks. The outdoor exhibit marks the centennial of the end of the First World War, focusing on its final 100 days. Featuring colorized black and white photos, the exhibit tells the story of how the experiences of the war would eventually contribute to significant changes in…

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Lockheed Martin Canada Awarded Extension to its Contract for In-Service Support for Halifax Class Frigates

Lockheed Martin Canada has been awarded a three-year extension to its In-Service Support contract for the Royal Canadian Navy’s 12 Halifax Class Frigates. “We are pleased by the vote of confidence from our Royal Canadian Navy customer to continue this existing relationship,” said Gary Fudge, vice president and general manager of Lockheed Martin Canada Rotary Mission Systems. As part of our Combat System Integrator portfolio, Lockheed Martin Canada has established a world class in-service support team which is also being recognized by our international customers.” The Lockheed Martin Canada In-Service…

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