Ultra Electronics Maritime Systems Becomes Founding Corporate members of WIA-Canada Atlantic

September 1, 2019 – Women in Aerospace Canada (WIA-Canada) Atlantic is pleased to announce Ultra Electronics Maritime Systems (UEMS) as our first ever Founding Corporate Member. Funding provided through this Corporate Membership demonstrates Ultra’s commitment to the advancement of women in the Aerospace & Defence sector, and is a testament to the company’s exemplary level of Corporate Social Responsibility and focus on workplace gender and diversity initiatives. The funding will support ongoing activities with WIA-Canada Atlantic to promote and advance careers for women in this industry. “Women in Aerospace Canada…

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CSC Home Team Celebrates Canadian Industry Success

February 8, 2019 – Canadian technology, experience and infrastructure proved a winning combination for Canada’s new fleet of surface combatants, as Canada’s Combat Ship Team has been awarded the Canadian Surface Combatant design contract by Irving Shipbuilding. Irving Shipbuilding is the Canadian Surface Combatant prime contractor and will build all 15 ships at Halifax Shipyard. BAE Systems, CAE, Lockheed Martin Canada, L3 Technologies, MDA and Ultra Electronics partnered as Canada’s Combat Ship Team to offer the Royal Canadian Navy the most advanced and modern warship design, the Type 26 Global…

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General Dynamics Awarded UWSU Contract for Royal Canadian Navy

October 2, 2018 – General Dynamics Mission Systems–Canada was awarded the Underwater Warfare Suite Upgrade (UWSU) contract to upgrade and maintain underwater sensors on the Halifax-class frigates for the Royal Canadian Navy (RCN). Together with Ultra Electronics Maritime Systems and Nautel, General Dynamics will offer the RCN an improved ability to detect and track underwater threats, while continuing to develop technologies that generate economic impact for Canada. “General Dynamics is pleased to continue its proud tradition of supporting Canada in anti-submarine warfare as we embark on this ambitious upgrade program,”…

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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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