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Canada Grants Kiev Access to Sophisticated Satellite Imagery

Canada Grants Kiev Access to Sophisticated Satellite Imagery

Ukraine has gained access to Canadian satellite images that Ottawa’s own military forces could hardly afford; it still remains unclear how much the agreement with the Kiev regime will cost Canadian taxpayers. Canadian authorities have announced they would provide Ukraine […]


Victoria-Class Submarines Reach Operational Steady State

Canadian submarine

The Victoria-class submarine fleet is now operational with three out of four submarines available for operations. HMC Submarines Windsor, Victoria and Chicoutimi were all at sea in December 2014 and spent a cumulative total of approximately 260 days at sea […]


Navy Submarines: First Time Canadian Fleet Is Operational

HMCS Windsor is the second of four Victoria-class submarines in Canadian service

For the first time since they were purchased 17 years ago, 3 out of 4 Victoria-class subs are in the water Canada’s Navy is marking what it calls a milestone for its controversy-plagued submarine program. For the first time since […]


Canada cost of fighting IS group tops $100 mln

Canada cost of fighting IS group tops $100 mln

The cost of Canada’s six-month bombing mission against the Islamic State group in Iraq was estimated at more than $100 million, according to officials Tuesday. The independent parliamentary budget office put the tally at Can$128.8 million (US$103.8 million) to Can$166.40 […]


The Smart Gun Evolves, Canada Develops New Assault Rifle Concept

Prototype designed to be more powerful, accurate and integrated with networked add-ons for situational awareness. Photo: Jocelyn Tessier, DRDC.

More firepower, improved accuracy and smart integrated accessories that connect to command and control networks are the headline features of the new integrated assault rifle concept that Defence Research and Development Canada (DRDC) and Colt Canada have developed for the […]


Canada’s Harper lied about ground combat in Iraq: Opposition

Canadian Troops

Canada’s opposition leader accused Prime Minister Stephen Harper on Tuesday of having lied when he promised no ground combat alongside airstrikes against the Islamic State group in Iraq. The accusation comes after Canadian special forces exchanged gunfire with Islamic State […]


Canada Sends Frigate to Black Sea

Canada Sends Frigate to Black Sea

Her Majesty’s Canadian Ship (HMCS) Toronto will work with vessels from several partner nations in the Black Sea as part of Operation REASSURANCE from September 6-27. In the wake of Russia’s aggression in Central and Eastern Europe, these training exercises […]


Canada, Sikorsky Agree New Deal on CH-148 Helicopter Deliveries

Canada, Sikorsky Agree New Deal on CH-148 Helicopter Deliveries

Today, the Government of Canada announced that it has completed all required amendments to both the acquisition and long-term in-service support contracts with Sikorsky Aircraft Corporation for the acquisition and maintenance of 28 CH-148 Cyclone helicopters for the Royal Canadian […]


Canada revisiting ballistic missile defense: official

Canada revisiting ballistic missile defense: official

Canada is revisiting a decade-old decision not to join the US ballistic missile defense program, a top official in Ottawa said on Thursday. James Bezan, parliamentary secretary to the minister of national defense, told a defense summit in Ottawa that […]


 
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