MDA signs contract with Scanex for RADARSAT-2 distribution
Jun19

MDA signs contract with Scanex for RADARSAT-2 distribution

Last week, MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates Ltd. (MDA), a global communications and information company announced that it has signed a contract with Scanex, a leader in the field of satellite monitoring. This will allow Scanex to continue serving and distributing RADARSAT-2 data products and information services to its clients. The RADARSAT-2 satellite gathers data in any light or weather...

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Game Changer: Simon Jacques, Airbus Defence & Space Canada Inc.
Feb21

Game Changer: Simon Jacques, Airbus Defence & Space Canada Inc.

As President of Airbus Defence & Space Canada Inc., a division of Airbus Defence Space Inc., Simon Jacques is “responsible for all Airbus Defence and Space programs in Canada” by providing “oversight and direction at all stages, be it before or during an RFP and while executing a contract.” The Airbus portfolio “is quite expansive” with the likes of...

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Game Changer: Brent Perrott, Hunter Communications Inc.
Feb21

Game Changer: Brent Perrott, Hunter Communications Inc.

Meet our latest Game Changer – Brent Perrott. Brent is the founder and president of Hunter Communications Inc., a satellite bandwidth and teleport provider which has been around for 15 years. In his company, Brent said, “a title doesn’t necessarily define the job, like everyone working for Hunter, we all do whatever is needed to satisfy our clients.” Learn...

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C4ISR takes centre stage in upcoming 2017 defence industry event
Dec09

C4ISR takes centre stage in upcoming 2017 defence industry event

What are the latest technologies, information gathering equipment, and communications systems that will help the military enhance decision making and overall effectiveness throughout its ranks? What are the C4ISR implementation challenges faced by the military? What are the Canadian Armed Force’s C4ISR needs? How can your organization best approach military and government decision makers to make them aware of...

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Canada maritime monitoring satellite launched from India
Jun23

Canada maritime monitoring satellite launched from India

After a two-year delay, Canada’s Maritime Monitoring and Messaging Microsatellite (M3MSat) successfully headed for orbit above the earth at 11:55 p.m. (EDT) on June 21 – launched from the Indian barrier island of Sriharikota off the Bay of Bengal. The M3MSat was launched by the Indian Space Research Organization along with Claire, another Canadian satellite owned by the Montreal-based...

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BC Aerospace Research gets $7.3 million investment
Aug14

BC Aerospace Research gets $7.3 million investment

New funding from the Canadian government is proving that, for British Columbia’s aerospace research sector, the sky is no longer the limit. The investment was announced during the Aersoapce, Defence & Security Expo (ADSE) in Abbostford, BC. Jay Teichroeb, the Vice President of AIAC Pacific, announced the news to the delight of the attending  170 companies and 400 participants....

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