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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

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