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RCAF takes part in CRUZEX FLIGHT 18 in Brazil

RCAF takes part in CRUZEX FLIGHT 18 in Brazil

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Over 35 staff members from the Royal Canadian Air Force (RCAF) are in Brazil to share in CRUZEX FLIGHT 18. CRUZEX FLIGHT 18 is a key South American multinational exercise hosted by the Brazilian Air Force with participation from Brazil, Canada, Chile, Colombia, Peru, France, the United States and Uruguay. Those participating will “exercise tactical transport missions in conflict...

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DJI Enterprise and Gap Wireless to Host Canadian Launch of DJI Enterprise Mavic 2 Enterprise Drone

DJI Enterprise and Gap Wireless to Host Canadian Launch of DJI Enterprise Mavic 2 Enterprise Drone

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DJI Enterprise, the world’s leader in civilian drones and aerial imaging technology, and Gap Wireless, a leading distributor of products and services for the mobile broadband & wireless markets, will jointly host the official Canadian launch of the DJI Mavic 2 Enterprise (M2E) drone on November 20th in Mississauga. The event, showcasing the capabilities of the M2E in a...

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Lockheed Martin Study of Economic Impact in Canada

Lockheed Martin Study of Economic Impact in Canada

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Lockheed Martin has been operating in Canada for nearly 80 years across all lines of business supporting both defence and commercial sectors. In 2018, Lockheed Martin retained PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) to estimate its economic footprint in Canada over the last 10 years (2008-2017) and to explore the extent to which this economic footprint supports the Canadian government’s priorities. The following...

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Driving defence with innovation

Driving defence with innovation

on 1:50 pm in Air, Featured Slider, From the Editor in Chief, October/November 2018, Recent Posts, Technology | 0 comments

At the time of writing this piece, I’ve just returned from DEFSEC Atlantic 2018. DEFSEC is Canada’s second largest defence show, which attracts defence companies and attendees from across the country and even overseas to Halifax, NS each year. What we see at DEFSEC, as with other events within the industry, is the focus on technology. Digital transformation is...

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Belgium selects F-35 for its future fighter

Belgium selects F-35 for its future fighter

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Belgium is the latest country to select the F-35 to fulfill the need of replacing its aging fleet. The announcement that was made yesterday would see the replacement of the country’s F-16 jets with the F-35 built by Lockheed Martin. A statement from Lockheed Martin says that the company is honoured by the Belgian government’s selection of the F-35A...

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NATO Communications and Information Agency selects Compusult for GIS Increment 3 project

NATO Communications and Information Agency selects Compusult for GIS Increment 3 project

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Earlier this month, Compusult Limited was selected by the NATO Communications and Information Agency (NCIA), to deliver the upgrade of the Geographical Information Service Increment 3 (Core GIS Incr. 3) project. Core GIS Incr. 3 is the “third increment of NATO’s Core GIS capability and will provide state-of-the-art geospatial information services,” a press release from the company states. This...

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RCAF marks the 78th anniversary of the Battle of Britain with a parade

RCAF marks the 78th anniversary of the Battle of Britain with a parade

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At a ceremony held yesterday at the Gatineau-Ottawa Executive Airport in Gatineau, Quebec, the Royal Canadian Air Force (RCAF) marked the 78th anniversary of the Battle of Britain. The Battle of Britain was fought from July to October 1940. That summer “was a dark time for the Allied Forces during the Second World War. A large portion of continental...

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A CP-140 Aurora on its last trip

A CP-140 Aurora on its last trip

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If you are living or travelling along the Trans-Canada highway between Halifax, NS and Trenton, ON, you will be in for an unusual treat while experiencing some travel delays. A dismantled CP-140 Aurora, originating from 14 Wing Greenwood, is in the process of being transported by road from Halifax and is expected to arrive at the National Air Force...

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EP 93: Drone intrusion defence, Interview with Marc Bouvrette

EP 93: Drone intrusion defence, Interview with Marc Bouvrette

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Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) technology has evolved significantly over the past decade, with innovative new drones hitting the enterprise and consumer market regularly. While the focus has been primarily on how drones can be used to enhance enterprise applications — everything from Public Safety applications, to military deployments, hydro and telecom infrastructure inspections, and even to agriculture — there...

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HMCS Ville de Québec and CH-148 Cyclone deploy on Operation REASSURANCE

HMCS Ville de Québec and CH-148 Cyclone deploy on Operation REASSURANCE

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On July 18, Her Majesty’s Canadian Ship (HMCS) Ville de Québec left Halifax, Nova Scotia in making its way to the Mediterranean Sea to aid in Operation REASSURANCE. This mission is part of Canada’s support of NATO’s assurance and deterrence measures in Central and Eastern Europe, which Canada has participated in since 2014. The Halifax-class frigate with a crew...

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