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Tag: Procurement – Defence’s short, medium and long-term procurement requirements

New organization prepares RCN for future ships

– By Darlene Blakeley A new organization, designed to better support the Royal Canadian Navy (RCN) as it receives the ships it needs for the future, plans to introduce them into service smoothly and with a view to driving naval innovation. Director General Future Ship Capability (DGFSC), headed by Rear-Admiral Casper Donovan, will help ensure the …

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RCAF marks a new era in radar surveillance

– With their cutting-edge technologies, the new radar systems will become the new cornerstone of air traffic control, providing reliable surveillance of Canadian airspace and tracking potential threats with greater accuracy than ever before.

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Halifax Rifles get new wheels

– The new Tactical Armoured Patrol Vehicles rolling into Canadian Army units this spring, including the Halifax Rifles, based at 5th Canadian Division Support Base Detachment Aldershot, are top-of-the-line, complex and more mobile than any vehicle upgrade in years.

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Watch the May 3 episode of Defence Team News!

– Kosovo Security Force Best Soldier Competition and new Leopard 2 Armoured Engineer Vehicles

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Future Fighter Capability Project engages five supplier teams

– Formal engagement with the eligible suppliers will be followed by the release of formal solicitation documents; a contract award is anticipated in the 2021-2022 fiscal year, and the first replacement aircraft is anticipated by 2025.

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Navy adds MV Asterix to fleet

– Auxiliary Oiler Replenishment (AOR) ship Motor Vessel (MV) Asterix formally joined Canadian Fleet Atlantic during a ceremony at HMC Dockyard in Halifax on March 6.

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Army upgrades Improvised Explosive Device detection and defeat capabilities

– Canada’s ground penetrating radars are now being upgraded to the same version used by allied forces in Australia and the United States.

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RCN warships set for weapons system upgrade

– The defence contract is being awarded to Raytheon Canada Limited and will focus on the improvement of radar systems for the Close-In Weapons Systems.

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Special operations forces get new Ultra-Light Combat Vehicles

– The vehicles have been specifically configured to support rapid deployment by most Royal Canadian Air Force aircraft.

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New Route Survey System delivers clearer look at the ocean floor

– Shallow water sonar systems, which will improve the detection of ocean floor features, are now operational on Canada’s West and East Coasts.

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