Tag Archives: CF-18

Peraton Updates Calgary Logistics Facility to Support Canadian Fighter Program; Gus Bontzos Quoted

TYSONS CORNER, VA, October 15, 2018 — Peraton has unveiled its expanded and updated facility in Calgary that will work to provide lifecycle supply chain management support services for the Canadian military’s CF-18 fighter aircraft fleet, ExecutiveBiz reported Sept. 27. The expansion of the 76K-square-foot Canadian logistics hub includes the addition of …

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Boeing, Lockheed Among ‘Eligible’ Bidders for Canadian Fighter Jet Replacement Program

Canada has named five aerospace companies that have been asked to participate in a potential $15 billion competition to produce 88 new fighter planes, Defense News reported Friday. Boeing (NYSE: BA), Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT), Airbus, Dassault and Saab have been included in a list of approved suppliers that will …

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L3 Lands FMS Contract for Operational Flight Software Integration Services to Canada

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Dec. 20, 2017 — L3 Technologies (NYSE: LLL) will help update and integrate software for Canada’s C21X-B2.0 operational flight program on the CF-18 aircraft under a $10.6 million foreign military sales contract via the U.S. Navy, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. The Defense Department said Monday the contract is in support of the Canadian …

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CAE Books $139M Defense Contracts for Aircraft Training Products & Services; Gene Colabatistto Comments

CAE has secured more than $138.5 million in contracts during the first quarter of its 2018 fiscal year to provide aircraft simulation products, training services and in-service support to U.S. and international defense customers. Montreal-based CAE said Tuesday it received contracts from Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT), L3 Technologies‘ (NYSE: LLL) MAS subsidiary and Airbus Group‘s …

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Canada Sends Procurement Request for Interim Fleet of Boeing-Built F-18 Fighters

TYSONS CORNER, VA, March 17, 2017 — Boeing (NYSE: BA) could soon supply Canada with 18 F-18 Super Hornet aircraft if the U.S. government approves a request for the procurement of the jets as an interim Canadian fighter fleet, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The government of Canada said Tuesday the requested F-18s will supplement its …

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Report: Navy Eyes Super Hornet Purchase to Address Carrier-Based Strike Fighter Shortfall

The U.S. Navy looks to unload its Boeing-built F/A-18 Hornet fighter jets and buy F/A-18E/F Super Hornet aircraft to address a shortage of fighters jets aboard the service branch’s carriers, Reuters reported Saturday. Andrea Shalal writes a Navy official said the plan could be implemented as part of the fiscal year 2018 budget alongside …

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Reports: Canada Eyes Interim Purchase of 18 Boeing-Built Super Hornets

Canada plans to buy 18 Boeing-built (NYSE: BA) F/A-18E/F Super Hornet aircraft from the U.S. government on a temporary basis for an undisclosed amount in an effort to support the country’s existing fleet of CF-18 fighter jets, National Post reported Tuesday. David Pugliese writes Canada’s liberal government announced the plan as it works to …

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CAE Promotes Joe Armstrong to VP, GM of Canada Defense & Security Unit

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Nov. 18, 2016 — CAE (NYSE: CAE) has promoted Joe Armstrong, previously director of training and operation solutions, to vice president and general manager of its Canadian defense and security business unit, GovCon Executive reported Wednesday. He will be responsible for CAE Canada Defense & Security‘s NATO Flying …

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Canada to Evaluate Data From Potential Contractors on Fighter Jet Replacement Program

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Sept. 29, 2016 — Canada will analyze data collected from Boeing (NYSE: BA), Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT), Saab, Dassault Aviation and the consortium comprised of BAE Systems, Airbus and Leonardo-Finmeccanica as the country seeks to replace its CF-18 fleet, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. Reuters reported Monday the Canadian government currently works to explore options …

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CAE Gets Lockheed, L-3 Contracts for Training Support to UK, Canada; Gene Colabatistto Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, July 11, 2016 — CAE (NYSE: CAE) will supply flight simulation equipment and provide training support to the U.K. and Canadian military under separate contracts from Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) and a subsidiary of L-3 Communications (NYSE: LLL), ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. Lockheed chose CAE to provide flight …

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