QinetiQ has won a C$51 million contract to supply unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) to the Canadian Armed Forces.
The vertical take-off UAS will provide Intelligence, Surveillance, Target Acquisition and Reconnaissance (ISTAR) services to the Royal Canadian Navy and Special Operations Forces Command, for both domestic and international operations, the company said in a statement Tuesday.
The system, based on the UMS SKELDAR V-200 UAS, will be equipped with a number of sensors including an Active Electronically Scanned Array (AESA) radar and Electro-optic infrared (EO/IR) camera.
QinetiQ will work with four principal partners to deliver the ISTAR services: Canadian-UAV, Leonardo, UMS SKELDAR and Wescam.
Saab has been awarded a contract to produce multispectral static camouflage systems for the Canadian Army. The order contains a customer specific Woodland version of the Ultra-Lightweight Camouflage Screen (ULCAS) and is a finalization of a long-term contract received in 2013, the company said in a statement Wednesday
Rheinmetall has won a CAD 57 million major support contract from government of Canada pertaining to Intelligence, Surveillance, Target Acquisition, and Reconnaissance (ISTAR). The contract will take place over the next five years and will be expensed using a task mechanism over this period
Canada has received the first two F/A-18 multirole combat fighter jet from the Government of Australia. “Today, the Royal Canadian Air Force (RCAF) marked the arrival of the first two interim fighter aircraft, an important milestone and investment in sustaining our current CF-18 Hornet fleet,” Canadian Ministry of Defense said in a statement Sunday
The Canadian government has imposed new regulations for flying drones to improve the security of aviation and safety of public, on Wednesday. The rules will come into effect on June 1, 2019
Canada has asked Lockheed Martin, Boeing, Saab and Airbus to submit bids to supply 88 combat aircraft to replace its ageing fleet of CF-18 fighters for an estimated $14.5 billion (C$19 billion)
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