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Canada Targets Shipbuilding Costs

The government will bring in more procurement staff and better track costs for shipbuilding material as part of its initiative to get things back on...

Canada Rethinks Joining US Missile Defense Program

Alexandre Boulerice, a member of Parliament also of the NDP, raised the issue of the US "Star Wars" program from the 1980s. “Can't the prime...

What Agreement? Congress Drawing Battle Lines in '17 Defense Budget Fight

The House's fiscally conservative Freedom Caucus wants to spawn a politically explosive budget proposal that would restore Budget Control Act spending caps, eased by $30...

Oshkosh Disputes Canadian Truck Award to Mack

The recently elected Liberal Party government has vowed to improve Canada's cumbersome and often criticized procurement system. Both the Liberal government and the previous Conservative...

Critical Missile Defense Decisions in NATO Europe Expected in 2016

WASHINGTON — As European countries scramble to buy new next-generation air and missile defense systems or upgrade existing systems, the battle for business between Raytheon...

Canadian PM: Human Rights Issues Won't Derail LAV Sale to Saudis

Harper's Conservative Party is in a tough three-way race with the NDP and the Liberal Party to form the next government on Oct. 19. Harper...

Election Will Determine F-35's Future in Canada

NDP defense critic Jack Harris has said if his party forms the next government, it would enhance the country's capabilities in the Arctic as well...

Canada's Gov't Fights Critics With Contracts

OTTAWA — Canada's ruling Conservative Party government is unveiling a series of high-profile defense contracts to counter claims from political opposition parties it has bungled...

Canada's Navy 'Rents' Chilean Resupply Ship

Joyce Murray, the defense critic for the opposition Liberal Party, said the gap in capability was caused by the Canadian government's mishandling of military procurement.

Canada's Newest Copter Needs Engine Upgrade

The Canadian government on June 19 accepted the first six Cyclones, part of a procurement that Public Works Minister Diane Finley acknowledged "has had a...

Canada To Require New Tech, IP as Offsets

But Diane Finley, the minister in charge of procurement, says the ruling Conservative Party government will emphasize the new process as it unveils major equipment...

Textron Faces Last Chance on Canadian Vehicle

Joyce Murray, defense critic for the opposition Liberal Party, said the issue with the TAPVs points to a greater problem of an ineffective military procurement...

Canada Breaking Logjam on Arctic Equipment

Increasing the Canadian government and military's presence in the resource-rich Arctic is a key defense platform for Conservative Party Prime Minister Stephen Harper. In January,...

Canadian Jet Extension Plan Will Delay F-35 Buys

Johanna Quinney, spokeswoman for Defence Minister Rob Nicholson, said the CF-18 modernization project is expected to run from 2016 to 2019. The program will include...

Canada: No F-35 Buys Before 2018

It will allow the ruling Conservative Party government to claim during the 2015 election campaign that no decision has yet been made on the purchase...

Sources: Rep. Miller Early Frontrunner to Replace Rogers as House Intel Chair

WASHINGTON — House Intelligence Committee Chairman Mike Rogers shocked Washington Friday by announcing he will leave Congress, setting off speculation that Rep. Jeff Miller, R-Fla.,...