CAE to acquire TRU Simulation + Training Canada

Nov. 24, 2020 – CAE has concluded a conditional agreement with Textron to acquire TRU Simulation + Training Canada Inc. (TRU Canada) for a cash consideration of approximately US$40 million, excluding post-closing adjustments. The closing of the transaction is subject...
Into the breach

Into the breach

by Ian Coutts   When the COVID-19 pandemic hit Canada in March 2020, it was obvious that the country faced an almost unprecedented emergency. Long-term care homes, housing some of our most vulnerable Canadians – the elderly and permanently disabled – were...
DEW, Supacat team for SOF fighting vehicle

DEW, Supacat team for SOF fighting vehicle

by Greg Burton   In July 2019, National Defence announced the intention to procure approximately 55 to 75 Next Generation Fighting Vehicles (NGFV) to replace the existing High Mobility Multipurpose Wheeled Vehicles (HMMWV) used by the Canadian Special Operations...
Browning Hi-Power to meet its replacement

Browning Hi-Power to meet its replacement

Handgun manufactures could have a request for proposals (RFP) to mull over in the early New Year. The Department of National Defence intends to move forward with a project to finally replace the nine-millimetre Browning Hi-Power semi-automatic pistol worn by Canadian...