OSI Signs Contract with Lockheed Martin Canada to Design IBNS for CSC

April 16, 2019 – OSI Maritime Systems (OSI) announced the signing of a contract with Lockheed Martin Canada (LMC) to design the Integrated Bridge and Navigation System (IBNS) for the Royal Canadian Navy Canadian Surface Combatant (CSC) Program. Irving Shipbuilding is the CSC Prime Contractor and will build 15 ships at Halifax Shipyard. The CSC project, which is part of the National Shipbuilding Strategy, will replace both the Iroquois-class destroyers and the Halifax-class multi-role patrol frigates with a single class of ship capable of meeting multiple threats on both the…

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Saab to Deliver Radars for Protecteur Class

April 5, 2019 – Saab has received an order for delivery of Sea Giraffe AMB naval radars supporting the Royal Canadian Navy’s new Protecteur Class AORs. Lockheed Martin Canada has placed the order. Lockheed Martin Canada, selected by prime contractor Seaspan’s Vancouver Shipyards Co. Ltd. is providing the command management system and integration for the Protecteur Class. Sea Giraffe AMB will form part of the command management system for the new ships. Saab will undertake the work in Gothenburg, Sweden and Halifax, Canada with deliveries between 2020 and 2022. “We…

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Vice-Admiral Ron Lloyd RCN on Frigate Design Contract

I could not be more pleased that the Government of Canada has unveiled the team that will design and deliver the Canadian Surface Combatants (CSC) which will become the backbone of the Royal Canadian Navy (RCN) for the next several decades. The implications for the Department of National Defence, Canadian Armed Forces and our Navy are wide-sweeping and we have already begun to take the necessary steps across the institution to ensure we leverage the technology and innovation that will be built into these extremely capable platforms. The RCN is…

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Seaspan and Lockheed Martin Partner on Canada’s New AORs

February 6, 2019 – Seaspan Shipyards (Seaspan) has awarded Lockheed Martin Canada (Lockheed Martin) of Ottawa, Ontario, a contract for work on Canada’s new replenishment ships. At $118M, this is the largest contract package that Seaspan will award for work on the JSS. Lockheed Martin is one of several major systems integrators that Seaspan is working with in order to meet its commitments under the National Shipbuilding Strategy (NSS). Seaspan and Lockheed Martin have an established relationship as partners on several programs for the Royal Canadian Navy and, more recently,…

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Quebec Symposium on the Canadian Defence and Security Market Opens

October 22, 2018 – Canada Economic Development for Quebec Regions (CED), in partnership with Aéro Montréal and STIQ, today kicked off the fourth Symposium on the Canadian Defence and Security Market under the theme “Develop Your Export Markets.” Charles Bouchard, Lockheed Martin Canada’s chief executive, will give the opening remarks, with an overview of key defence export markets and a look at some of his firm’s success stories. Normand Lalonde, Soucy Defence’s vice president of business development, will give a lecture on his firm’s operations, its export challenges, and lessons…

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Cambridge Pixel Supplies Radar Acquisition and Display Technology to Lockheed Martin Canada

Cambridge Pixel, a developer of radar display, tracking and recording sub-systems, is supplying its radar acquisition and display technology to Lockheed Martin Canada for integration with its innovative naval Combat Management System 330 . The Cambridge Pixel scan converter runs in each display console to convert the polar-format network video into a PPI or B-Scan representation for display to the operator. The radar image must be scaled and adjusted to match the view being requested by the operator. The radar image can then be combined with the map graphics, such…

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BAE Systems Selected as Preferred Tenderer to Deliver Australia’s SEA 5000 Future Frigates

BAE Systems has welcomed the Australian Government’s announcement of its selection as the preferred tenderer for the SEA 5000 program to deliver nine Future Frigates for the Royal Australian Navy. Construction of the Global Combat Ship – Australia is expected to create and sustain 5,000 highly skilled jobs, providing a significant contribution to the development of Australia’s continuous naval shipbuilding capability and a boost to the nation’s manufacturing industry. The Global Combat Ship – Australia is based on BAE Systems’ Type 26 frigate, one of the world’s most advanced anti-submarine…

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Seaspan Shipyards Celebrates Handover of HMNZS Te Kaha

Seaspan’s Victoria Shipyards (VSL) celebrated the handover of HMNZS Te Kaha at a ceremony in Esquimalt April 26th. The handover ceremony marks the transfer of care of HMNZS Te Kaha from the Royal New Zealand Navy (RNZN) to Lockheed Martin Canada (NYSE: LMT) and VSL. Today’s event follows last month’s formal announcement that VSL had been awarded work on the Frigate Systems Upgrade for the RNZN’s ANZAC class frigates as a subcontractor for Lockheed Martin Canada. “Being awarded this project demonstrates Seaspan’s Victoria Shipyards’ capabilities as a leader in ship…

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