Gap Wireless expands to Western Canada
Jun28

Gap Wireless expands to Western Canada

Gap Wireless announced earlier today that it is expanding its business by opening an 8,000 square foot warehouse in Calgary, Alberta. This new centre will support the company’s distribution business in Western Canada. As a leading distributor of products and services for the mobile broadband and wireless markets, Gap Wireless’ new facility, which is located in close proximity to...

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Flight of the drones
May01

Flight of the drones

Earlier this year, the US Department of Defense released a video of its 104 micro UAVs, swarming in the skies over the Naval Air Weapons Station China Lake in California while collectively making decisions together. The battery-powered 3D printed Perdix UAVs – which are based entirely on commercial components used in smartphones – began as an MIT student project...

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Canada pitches in $340-M for U.S. defence satellite
Mar20

Canada pitches in $340-M for U.S. defence satellite

The Canadian government contributed $340 million to the development of a United States military satellite which was launched on Saturday at Cape Canaveral Fla. Canada’s contribution to the Boeing 9th Wideband Global Satellite Communications (WGS-9) constellation satellite represents “the largest financial contribution of the five project partner nations,” according to a press release from the Department of National Defence....

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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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CAE bags $120-M in defence contracts
Sep13

CAE bags $120-M in defence contracts

Training solutions for operators of United States Armed Force’ surveillance and killer drones topped the list of equipment recently sold by defence and security company CAE to military services around the world. The global company, which has regional operations in Canada, yesterday said it has won in excess of $120 million in defence contracts to provide a range of...

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Atlas Elektronik, Magellan aims anti-torpedo-torpedo at CSC program
Jun02

Atlas Elektronik, Magellan aims anti-torpedo-torpedo at CSC program

Canada’s Magellan Aerospace has signed an agreement with command and control provider Atlas Elektronik to help develop the rocket motor and warhead sections of the German firm’s latest underwater warfare weapon. Atlas Elektronik’s SeaSpider can be best described as an anti-torpedo-torpedo, says Thorsten Bochentin, director of business development for Atlas. The company is positioning the technology for the Canadian...

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