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Canada selects airbus C295W for fixed-wing search and rescue

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On 8 December the Government of Canada announced that it had selected the Airbus C295W for its Fixed-Wing Search and Rescue Programme...

Canada extends UN South Sudan deployment

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Canada has extended its small deployment of soldiers with the United Nations peacekeeping mission in South Sudan this year despite concerns about...

Canada seeks to buy Boeing jets as interim defense measure

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Canada on Thursday unveiled plans to buy 18 Boeing Super Hornets as a stop-gap measure while it prepared an open five-year competition...

Lockheed’s hybrid airships gets launch customer in Canada

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The operator of Lockheed Martin Corp's blimp-like hybrid airships on Wednesday announced its first customer, a Canadian mining company that expects to...

Canada says wants to move fast on jet contest

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Canada said on Wednesday it wanted to move quickly to buy a new fleet of fighter jets but gave no details, leaving...

Viking Air acquires Bombardier’s water bomber programme

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After acquiring de Havilland Canada's aircraft programmes, Canada's Viking Air has now acquired rights to Bombardier's series of water bomber aircraft. Viking...

Canada orders special forces to withdraw from Niger border town as...

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The Canadian Armed Forces have ordered the withdrawal and relocation of Canadian special forces from the town of Diffa in Niger after...

ICAO conference takes up aircraft tracking, conflict zone risks

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The International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) has brought together aviation experts and strategic decision makers for a four-day conference to discuss emerging...

Ghana receives donated speedboats from Canada

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The Canadian government has donated two speedboats and diving equipment to the Ghana Navy in an effort to improve security on its...

Canada to deploy military health staff to Sierra Leone in Ebola...

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Canada will send up to 40 military staff to Sierra Leone to help battle Ebola, the government said on Thursday as it...

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Joint Standing Committee on Defence shows short memory span

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Parliament’s Joint Standing Committee on Defence (JSCD) publicly acknowledged the “exceptional leadership” of outgoing SA National Defence Force (SANDF) Chief General Solly Shoke last...
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