Viking Plans World Demonstration Tour for Guardian 400 Twin Otter Special Missions Variant

May 29, 2019 – Today during the CANSEC Defence & Security show, Viking Air Limited of Victoria, British Columbia has announced its plans to hold a world demonstration tour for its Guardian 400 aircraft, the special missions variant of the Viking Series 400 Twin Otter. The world tour will include detailed briefings and demonstration flights in Europe, Africa, Middle East, India, South East Asia, Oceania, and North America. For the past six months, a production Series 400 Twin Otter has been undergoing modifications to transform into Viking’s Guardian 400 demonstrator…

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Leonardo at Cansec

May 28, 2019 – With over 50 years of in Country activities, Leonardo contributes to the security and safety of Canada every day. Best in class AW101 Cormorant helicopters for the Search and Rescue service, weather and air traffic control radars and integrated communication systems are some of Leonardo’s products used by the armed forces and government agencies Leonardo will attend the CANSEC exhibition in Ottawa 29-30th May 2019, building on this strong heritage that includes longstanding collaborations with large Canadian primes and SMEs, a workforce of 400 highly skilled…

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CAE to Begin Design Work for Type 26 Frigates

May 28, 2019 – On the eve of CANSEC, Canada’s global defence and security show, CAE announced it has been awarded a subcontract from Lockheed Martin Canada to begin work during the design phase of the Canadian Surface Combatant (CSC) ship program. During the design phase over the next several years, CAE will support combat systems training needs analysis and training media analysis that will contribute to the overall CSC training system design. In addition, CAE will provide human factors engineering and professional services to input to the design of…

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New CAE MAD-XR MAD System Enters Production

May 29, 2019 – Today at CANSEC, Canada’s global defence and security show, CAE announced the company has started production of the CAE Magnetic Anomaly Detection-Extended Role (MAD-XR) system. CAE also announced that the Government of Canada has purchased the first unit under the Build in Canada Innovation Program (BCIP). CAE MAD-XR is a highly sensitive magnetometer designed to sense changes in the earth’s magnetic field. Because of the size and weight of previous MAD systems, which CAE has produced for over 40 years, they were typically installed on large…

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UMS SKELDAR and QinetiQ Target Systems announce partnership at CANSEC

Global pioneer of NATO-compliant rotary Vertical Take-off and Landing (VTOL) Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) solutions, UMS SKELDAR, has joined forces with world-leading provider of unmanned air, land and surface vehicle targets QinetiQ Target Systems. The partnership has been formed to enable both organizations to provide the platforms and solutions for a joint Canadian maritime program, including the Royal Canadian Navy (RCN) UAV contract. With platforms like the SKELDAR V-200 and QinetiQ’s Obsidian Counter UAV Drone Detection solution taking center stage at CANSEC 30 – 31 May, this will provide an…

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Rockwell Collins at CANSEC 2018: Showcasing made-in-Canada offerings to solve the Canadian Armed Forces’ most complex challenges

Next week, Rockwell Collins will offer industry and government partners the opportunity to discover and interact with the latest, integrated avionics, communications and training solutions at CANSEC 2018, on May 30-31. The company will also unveil a new tactical combat targeting solution, designed to simplify complex tasks for the user so they can carry out missions while remaining agile. “Rockwell Collins has demonstrated its commitment to provide more products and readily-available services for both commercial and military customers in Canada and we’re continuing to step that up,” said Lee Obst,…

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Meggitt Training Systems to Highlight Expanded Virtual and Live-Fire Solutions at CANSEC

Meggitt Training Systems will conduct demonstrations of its industry-leading simulators and trainers, plus display live-fire solutions, during CANSEC 2018 at Ottawa’s EY Centre on May 30-31. The range-topping FATS®100MIL delivers a significant expansion in virtual small-arms training capability, complemented by the FATS 100P when ease of transport is paramount. Other products on display include Meggitt’s Armored Fighting Vehicle Trainers, Multi-Function Stationary Infantry Target and GranTrap™ bullet trap model. “The Canadian debut of the portable FATS 100P, along with other solutions on display, reinforces our unique ability to design, deliver and…

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