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Canada will upgrade eight permanent surveillance systems

The Canadian government has decided to repair and upgrade its permanent surveillance systems, BulgarianMilitary.com has learned. According to the spread information, the project's executor will be the Canadian branch of the company Rheinmetall.

US and Canada observe reconnaissance ship of the Russian Navy

WASHINGTON, (BM) - The US-Canadian Joint Aerospace Defense Command of North America (NORAD) has confirmed that it is monitoring the reconnaissance ship of the Russian Navy, Viktor Leonov, learned BulgarianMilitary.com. This was reported on December 17 in the official Twitter account of the command. Read more: Russian reconnaissance ship

Canada may be the next nation to buy the F-35 stealth fighter

WASHINGTON, (BM) - In August, Britain’s Ministry of Defense and European manufacturer Airbus withdrew the Eurofighter from Canada’s competition to pick a replacement for its 35-year-old CF-18 fighters. In 2018, France’s Dassault withdrew the Rafale from the contest. That just leaves three contenders: Lockheed Martin’s F-35, Boeing’s F/A-18

Canada Wants a New Fighter Jet and F-35 Might Be the Right Choice

WASHINGTON, (BM) - In August, Britain’s Ministry of Defense and European manufacturer Airbus withdrew the Eurofighter from Canada’s competition to pick a replacement for its 35-year-old CF-18 fighters, learned BulgarianMilitary.com. Read more: Canada Will Spend $11,4 Bn to Replace 88 Aging Fighter Jets In 2018, France’s Dassault withdrew

An Israeli Company Tests Second Sonar System with the Royal Canadian Navy

TEL AVIV, (BM) - Elbit Systems’ Canadian subsidiary, GeoSpectrum Technologies (GTI), announces the successful Anti-Submarine Warfare (ASW) trial of its Towed Reelable Active Passive Sonar (TRAPS) on board the HMCS Glace Bay of the Royal Canadian Navy (RCN), completing final assessment of a second TRAPS onboard RCN’s vessels (tests of GTI’s TRAPS

Canada Buys 152 Joint Tactical Radio System Terminals Totaling $44M

WASHINGTON, (BM) - The State Department has made a determination approving a possible Foreign Military Sale to Canada of one hundred fifty-two (152) MIDS-JTRS (5) with support for an estimated cost of $44 million, learned BulgarianMilitary.com. Read more: Canada Will Spend $11,4 Bn to Replace 88 Aging Fighter Jets The Government of Canada

Canada Will Spend $11,4 Bn to Replace 88 Aging Fighter Jets

OTTAWA, (BM) - Canada said Tuesday it would accept proposals from four global defense contractors - Airbus, Boeing, Lockheed Martin and Saab - to replace 88 aging fighter jets, learned Bulgarianmilitary.com, quoting France 24. The contract is reportedly valued at a minimum Can$15 billion (US$11.4 billion). After 18 months of consultation

A Canadian Soldier Has Died in a Multinational Training Exercise in Bulgaria

SOFIA, (BM) - A Canadian soldier has died of injuries sustained during parachuting while taking part in a multinational training exercise in Bulgaria, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, quoting CBC News. Bombardier Patrick Labrie was a member of the 2nd Regiment, Royal Canadian Horse Artillery based at Petawawa, Ont. He went to high school in

The Canada’s Combat Ship Team Received Canadian Surface Combatant Contract

OTTAWA, Ontario, Canada (BulgarianMilitary.com) – Lockheed Martin proudly announced on the last day of the past working week (8th February 2019) that the Canada's Combat Ship Team has been awarded the Canadian Surface Combatant design contract by Irving Shipbuilding and is ready to start works on day one, learned BulgarianMilitary.com Irving

The Canadian Government Announced a New Armoury at the Saint-Hubert Garrison

SAINT-HUBERT, Quebec, Canada (BulgarianMilitary.com) – In the middle of last week, on 16th January 2019, the Canadian Department of National Defence (DND) announced the opening of a new armoury at Saint-Hubert Garrison, Quebec, Canada, learned BulgarianMilitary.com The move comes in accordance with the major goals of the Government of Canada,

Halifax-Class Frigates Will be Supported by Lockheed for Another 3 Years

OTTAWA (Canada), June 19, 2018, Author: Galina Zdravkova, Photo: Lockheed Martin Canada The twelve Halifax-class frigates of the Royal Canadian Navy will be supported by Lockheed Martin Canada for another three years under a contract extension to the existing in-service support contract of the company, reported Shephard Media. That was…

Rockwell Collins Weather Radar Selected for the Canadian C-130H Fleet

OTTAWA (Canada), June 4, 2018, Author: Bm team, Photo: Rockwell Collins On 31st May Rockwell Collins announced that it has been selected by the leading Canadian aerospace and defence company Cascade Aerospace to provide WXR-2100 MultiScan ThreatTrack™ weather radars with MFD-255 and MFD-268 multi-function displays for the Lockheed C-130 Hercules…

A chance for other fighter jets manufacturers in Canada

There is a chance that other combat aircraft manufacturers such as Lockheed Martin, Eurofighter Typhoon, Saab Gripen E and Dassault Rafale would take part in a Canadian Air Force renewal deal after a hole in the relationship between the Canadian government and Boeing. Canada intended to buy new Super Hornet aircraft to bridge the gap between its…