2020 News 

Lockheed Martin SPY-7 Radar for New Frigates

November 10, 2020 – From humanitarian assistance to high-intensity conflicts, the Royal Canada Navy’s future fleet will perform a wide range of missions requiring advanced technology and multi-role versatility. Lockheed Martin’s latest generation SPY-7 radar and Canadian-developed Combat Management System (CMS 330) will form the backbone of the Canadian Surface Combatant. Under a contract awarded by Irving Shipbuilding Inc. in September 2020 for the SPY-7 radar system, CSC will have the capability to keep Canada’s sailors safe and prepared in the face of modern threats. “We optimized the CSC ship…

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2020 News 

CH-148s Cleared for Usage

June 16, 2020 – The Commander of 1 Canadian Air Division has lifted the operational pause on the CH-148 Cyclone maritime helicopter fleet. With the revelation this week that, after four years, the study on replacing or repairing ejection seats on the Snowbirds’ Tudors is still “in the early stages” makes this an impressive accomplishment. The return to flying operations follows a thorough risk assessment that outlined mitigation measures to ensure aircrews understand the conditions that led to the crash and how to avoid or resolve them. While the Directorate…

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