Lockheed Martin Distances Itself From CH-148 Fiasco

The global fleet of the multi-mission Sikorsky S-92 ® helicopters is rapidly accumulating flight hours, surpassing 2 million flight hours in a variety of missions including search and rescue, oil and gas transportation and VIP transportation in 28 countries. The S-92 was in service for 12 years when it reached 1 million flight hours. Just six years later, the fleet…

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US Approves FOUR Electronics Suites for CSC Program

May 10, 2021 – The State Department has made a determination approving a possible Foreign Military Sale to the Government of Canada of AEGIS Combat System and related equipment for an estimated cost of $1.7 billion. The Defense Security Cooperation Agency delivered the required certification notifying Congress of this possible sale today. The Government of Canada has requested to buy…

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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…

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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…

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