Underwater Wafare: Pay to stay current, or get out of the game
Oct30

Underwater Wafare: Pay to stay current, or get out of the game

In the days following the disappearance of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 on March 8 2014, many were surprised at the degree of difficulty experienced by the search team. Despite international cooperation and the use of multiple, redundant modern technologies for tracking the vessels that traverse our skies and oceans, little headway was made in locating any trace of the...

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The Asia-Pacific and the Royal Canadian Navy
Oct30

The Asia-Pacific and the Royal Canadian Navy

This year has been marked by a steady flow of troublesome reports from Asia involving a potentially larger than expected North Korean nuclear weapon stockpile, the continuing China-Japan dispute over the Senkaku Islands and yet further problems in an already troubled South China Sea. China, meanwhile, is out-building the United States Navy by 60 ships per year compared to...

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The RCN’s hidden ship
Oct30

The RCN’s hidden ship

Housed inside Lockheed Martin Canada’s MATTS facility in Dartmouth, Nova Scotia, the crew of the 13th Halifax-class frigate is determined to find her weaknesses … so the sailors on the other 12 won’t have to. “This is it,” he says. “This is the land-based version of everything that goes onboard ship. Thirteen complete sets of everything you see here,...

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Raytheon Canada appoints Mark Nicol as President
Oct30

Raytheon Canada appoints Mark Nicol as President

Raytheon, a technology and innovation leader specializing in defense, security and civil markets throughout the world, recently announced the appointment of Mark Nicol as president, Raytheon International in Canada. Based in Ottawa, Nichol will be responsible for customer engagement and business development to support the company’s global growth. Commenting on the appointment, Thomas A. Vecchiolla, President of Raytheon International...

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Lockheed Martin Canada Announces Latest Achievement on New Zealand ANZAC Frigate Systems Upgrade Project
Oct27

Lockheed Martin Canada Announces Latest Achievement on New Zealand ANZAC Frigate Systems Upgrade Project

Lockheed Martin Canada marked an important milestone toward modernizing the Royal New Zealand Navy’s two ANZAC Class ships. The company announced that the ANZAC frigate systems upgrade project has successfully completed the combat system critical design review on schedule and to New Zealand’s satisfaction. The government-mandated review proves a contractor’s progress and planning for all elements of a program....

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