Defence and Security

MMIST, WR Davis Engineering, Thales Canada, Gastops and cybersecurity firms among companies worth watching, experts say
Chile’s new ships will feature combat management system developed in Lockheed’s Kanata facility.
If successful, the firm’s Kanata facility will adapt a computer system designed to manage ships’ combat capabilities for the corvettes.
Two of the navy’s frigates will be upgraded with Lockheed Martin’s CMS 330, developed in its Ottawa location
In a statement, BMT said it will develop and deliver systems engineering and requirements management training tailored for Canadian defence officials.
Lockheed Martin Canada’s facility in Kanata is developing a reputation in the naval industry, one it’s hoping to capitalize on with 
Ottawa-based Calian Group says it will be extending its work on a pair of military training projects after re-winning two long-term contracts with the Department of National Defence.
The head of Canada’s most prominent defence industry lobby group is urging the federal government to revamp its defence procurement strategy as part of its drive to make the country a world leader
A new $35-million agreement between Thales in Canada and Seaspan’s Vancouver Shipyards will mean more jobs at the Thales Ottawa maritime lab, a company vice-president said Thursday.