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December 5, 2016 - General Dynamics Mission Systems – Canada is addressing the technology gap that exists between what most first responders have and what the public takes for granted in a world of smart devices, time saving apps, and high-speed broadband networks.
January 13, 2015 - General Dynamics Canada announced the CDN$122 million, three-year contract to upgrade the Canadian Forces' existing fleet of Combat Net Radios in October 2014.
July 22, 2014 - This edition provides a sneak peak at the new advertising campaign, recaps the team's particiation at CANSEC and welcomes Esterline CMC Electronics to the team.
May 20, 2014 - The Royal Canadian Air Force (RCAF) knows it as the Block III CP-140M Aurora long-range patrol aircraft. And it’s an airplane that is crammed with gadgetry fit for James Bond.
April 16, 2014 - This edition recognizes the international success and value of the C-27J as a proven, efficient, agile, and adaptable platform - one that is able to meet the multi-mission requirements of today's Arme
December 23, 2013 - This edition recognizes the international success and value of the C-27J as a proven, efficient, agile, and adaptable platform - one that is able to meet the multi-mission requirements of today's Arme
November 1, 2013 - This edition provides updates relating to the RCAF's FWSAR draft RFP, a short insight piece from Steve Lucas - Team Spartan's newest Canadian team member and former Canadian Forces Chief of Air Staff,
September 5, 2013 - Halifax, Canada, September 5, 2013 – Team Spartan has added two new Canadian team members, EsterlineCMC Electronics and FLYHT Aerospace Ltd., to its Fixed-Wing Search and Rescue C-27J Team.
August 22, 2013 - This edition centers on Team Spartan's progress on its Industrial Regional Benefits (IRB) plan including information on its recent Canadian cross-country partner tour and the team's new Canadian hires
June 26, 2013 - This edition provides an update on the FWSAR Program, information on the newly launched C-27J website, a recap of Team Spartan's presence at CANSEC 2013, a collection of recent team news items, and a
June 11, 2013 - OTTAWA, ON - General Dynamics Canada received the Award for Most Supportive Employer in Alberta, in a ceremony Friday at the Canadian War Museum in Ottawa.
May 12, 2013 - General Dynamics Canada has introduced the latest in its family of acoustic processing systems – the Venom UYS-505 – at the IMDEX exhibition in Singapore.
May 6, 2013 - Canadian Defence Review has published their annual edition listing the Top 50 Defence Companies in Canada. General Dynamics Canada has defended its #2 position "due to its consistent innovation, adapt
March 13, 2013 - Vanguard Magazine profiles General Dynamics Canada in their article "The Value of an R&D Dollar - Defence industry among leading investor".
February 16, 2013 - Canadian Defence Review's Western report features General Dynamics Canada, one of the country's largest Canadian defence companies.
December 20, 2012 - This edition of the Team Spartan's FWSAR Newsletter includes an update on Team Spartan's recent activities, their perspective on the launch of the Canadian Aerospace Review and the final segment of a
August 29, 2012 - General Dynamics Canada's naval capabilities were profiled in CDR's Naval Suppliers Summit article, providing a snapshot of some technologies suitable for upcoming naval projects.
CDR: General Dynamics Canada's Work on the Navy's New Cyclone Helicopter, Upgrading the CP140 Aurora, Land Forces Programs and More
August 29, 2012 - Canadian Defence Review's Editor in Chief recently interviewed Dave Ibbetson, General Manager, General Dynamics Canada for a one-on-one interview about the company's work on the navy's new Cyclone hel
CDR: C-27J Spartan for Canada's FWSAR Program - A Well Suited Aircraft With Strong Canadian Partners
August 29, 2012 - In the August edition of CDR, the C27J Spartan is profiled as particularly well suited for Canada's Fixed Wing Search and Rescue (FWSAR) program. (Canadian Defence Review; August 2012, Issue 4).
Digital Battlespace includes General Dynamics Canada's UYS-504 Family of Sonobuoy Acoustic Processors
April 5, 2012 - Detecting submarines has become more difficult due to interference within littoral environments and significant improvements in stealth technology. Digital Battlespace explores some of the solutions o
March 5, 2012 - General Dynamics Canada is looking at expeditionary underwater ISR for counter-mine missions with the development of its TrailBlazer Sonar (Digital Battlespace; Volume 4, #2 - March 2012).
August 25, 2011 - Re-posted with permission from CATA.
June 22, 2011 - The CH-148 Cyclone may have been a long time coming, but the Canadian Forces are eager to get the type into service, according to service personnel at the Paris Air Show.
June 20, 2011 - Sykorsky's CH148 Cyclone newsletter profiles the next generation maritime helicopter's In-Service Support program, General Dynamics Canada's Integrated Mission System and CH148 Ship Helicopter Operati
February 11, 2011 - A Canadian Defence Review journalist reports on the progress being made in the development of this new aircraft after his visit to Sikorsky's West Palm Beach Development Flight Center in Florida.
May 17, 2010 - Avionics Magazine covers the CH148 integrated mission system that manages powerful maritime surveillance sensors installed on a networked multi-mission helicopter.
June 30, 2009 - David Ibbetson recently assumed the leadership of General Dynamics Canada as General Manager, following the retirement of John Watts.
April 1, 2008 - John Watts is Chairman of CADSI, Canada’s leading defence and security organization. CDR interviewed him recently about the state of the industry and more