CFB Kingston to get new indoor live-fire range
Nov28

CFB Kingston to get new indoor live-fire range

On November 22, Mark Gerretsen, Member of Parliament for Kingston and the Islands announced that Canadian Forces Base Kingston would have a new modular indoor live-fire training range. On behalf of the Defence Minister, Gerretsen announced that the new range will be installed at the Joint Task Force X (JTF X) facility at CFB Kingston. “This new facility will...

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Thales Canada opens new office in Halifax to bolster AJISS
Sep11

Thales Canada opens new office in Halifax to bolster AJISS

Thales continues its expansion in Canada by opening its eighth location on September 10, 2018. The company’s new office is located in Halifax, Nova Scotia and will house up to 20 new employees by the end of this year. These staff members will serve the Royal Canadian Navy (RCN), the Canadian Coast Guard and the company’s maritime partners and suppliers....

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EP 61: NATO Air Policing, and the latest news from Lockheed Martin and Thales
Aug22

EP 61: NATO Air Policing, and the latest news from Lockheed Martin and Thales

In this Vanguard Radio, CAF to deploy team for NATO Air Policing, Lockheed Martin completes its Industrial Regional Benefits commitments and Thales has been awarded the AJISS contact for up to 35 years. Show Notes Four CF-18 Hornets and over 130 Canadian Armed Forces personnel will participate in NATO Air Policing in Romania from September to December 2017. NATO...

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Thales awarded AJISS contract for up to 35 years
Aug17

Thales awarded AJISS contract for up to 35 years

Thales has been awarded, potentially the largest In-Service Support (ISS) contract in Canadian history. This contract includes the refit, repair, maintenance and training of both the Arctic and Offshore Patrol Ships (AOPS) and Joint Support Ships (JSS), commonly known as AJISS. The contract covers an initial service period of eight years for up to $800 Million CAD, with options...

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