Canada Joins Six Other Nations in ICE-PPR MOU

December 8, 2020 – The International Cooperative Engagement Program for Polar Research Memorandum of Understanding (ICE-PPR MOU) entered into effect on November 27, 2020. The MOU establishes general provisions that apply across basic research to development, testing and evaluation to improve partners’ capabilities for successful and safe operations in Polar areas. Participating nations include the Department of National Defence of…

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BAE Systems delivers warship support to HMCS Toronto

December 8, 2020 – BAE Systems has successfully completed planned systems maintenance and repair on HMCS Toronto, a Royal Canadian Navy ship, allowing the vessel to return to sea. The work was undertaken at the home of the Royal Navy at Portsmouth Naval Base, UK. BAE Systems readied the Halifax-class frigate for her next assignment by providing support to the…

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About the Japan-Canada Defense Minister Telephone Talks

November 25, 2020 (Google Translation) – We would like to inform you that the marking has been carried out as follows: A telephone conversation was held between Defense Minister Kishi and the Canadian Defense Minister for about 40 minutes from 10:00 on November 25, 2020. At the beginning, the Canadian Minister of Defense expressed his congratulations to Minister Kishi for…

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Foreign Ministers address NATO 2030, Afghanistan, Russia, security in the Black Sea region, and the rise of China

December 2, 2020 – NATO foreign ministers concluded two days of virtual meetings on Wednesday (2 December 2020) to discuss key issues, including NATO’s adaptation, Russia’s military build-up, the rise of China, and Afghanistan. Addressing the situation in Afghanistan, Allies underlined their commitment to the NATO training mission and to supporting the Afghan security forces in the fight against terrorism.…

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Thales Appoints Chris Pogue as New Managing Director of Canadian Defence & Security Business

November 23, 2020 – Thales Canada – Defence and Security welcomes Chris Pogue as its new Managing Director. Chris replaces Jerry McLean, who announced his retirement effective November 16, 2020. Before joining Thales, Chris was President of MDA Government, where he was responsible for the company’s Defence, Earth Observation Systems, Enterprise IT and Government Space Robotics lines of business. In…

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Russian Take on CSC Program

November 18, 2020 (Google Translation) By Roman Skomorokhov Canadians surrendered The Canadians have surrendered. More precisely, the British project BAE System “Type 26” defeated the stinginess of Canadian officials. As a result, the Canadian fleet will be replenished with 15 frigates made on the basis of the BAE System “Type 26” project, but with hefty changes. What could have been…

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NATO Secretary General Promotes Great Reset at Halifax International Security Forum

November 22, 2020 – Preparing the Alliance for the future with the NATO 2030 initiative, and using it to address the rise of China, cyber threats and other challenges, were the main topics of NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg’s participation in the Halifax International Security Forum today (22 November 2020). The Secretary General engaged in an online conversation with Robin…

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