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Canada buying four new Airbus A330 MRTT tankers

In addition to buying new planes, Canada is also converting 5 A330s into the MRTT platform.
Canada Cormorant SAR upgrade

L3Harris to enhance SAR imaging capability for Canadian Air Force helicopters

The 16 RCAF CH-149 Cormorant Search and Rescue helicopters will receive the electro-optical/infrared systems as part of their mid-life upgrade.
First Canadian CC-330

First of Canada’s new “Air Force One” planes heading home

CC-330 is the designation for two former commercial A-330 aircraft which will be replacing the CC-150 Polaris as the "Strategic Tanker Transport Capability."
Canada buying 88 F-35A

Canada finalizes deal for 88 F-35A fighters

After selecting the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter as its future fighter aircraft in March 2022, the Canadian government has now finalized a...
Canada Cormorant SAR upgrade

Canada places $1.24B contract for CH-149 Cormorant SAR helicopter upgrade

The Canadian defense ministry has awarded two contracts for the upgrade and upkeep of the CH-149 Cormorant helicopter fleet that will enable...

Canadian Air Force wants shroud of secrecy for some of its...

The Royal Canadian Air Force says it will look into ways to enhance the security of its air operations by keeping some of its mission-critical flights covert.
MRTT refueling

Canada signs on for two A330-200 MRTTs for its strategic tanker...

The Canadian defense ministry has finalized a contract for the purchase of the first two Airbus A330-200 aircraft for the Royal Canadian...
RCAF CH-146 Griffon life extension upgrade

Canada’s Bell CH-146 Griffon helicopters getting life extension upgrade

The Canadian defense ministry has awarded Bell Textron Canada Limited (BTCL) a contract for the upgrade of the Royal Canadian Air Force’s...
F-35A chosen by Canada

Canada picks the F-35 as its future fighter

Canada is the second country to announce the purchase of the F-35A this year.
CH-149 Cormorant

Canadian Cormorant SAR helicopter crashes at Gander air base

A Royal Canadian Air Force CH-149 Cormorant search and rescue (SAR) helicopter crashed at the 9 Wing air base in Gander, Newfoundland...

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