A major controversy has been erupted in the United States following revelations that the private military and security contractor Blackwater (now Academi LLC) had trained Canadians without the permission from the State department.
Sources within the National Defence and Canadian Forces (DND/CF) have reported that the Armed Forces are going to spend as much as $1 billion on acquiring Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs).
Canadian defence experts yesterday claimed that the Russian plans for massive spending on its naval sector can definitely cause concern among the Canadian naval officials.
Local media reported that the remains of five American airmen have been recovered near the village of Longue Pointe de Mingan, along the Gulf of Saint Lawrence in Quebec.
Two of the Canada based companies, the L-3 Communications MAS (Canada) Inc., and the General Dynamics Canada have won contracts from the American multinational aerospace manufacturer Boeing to provide support for the Chinook helicopters.
According to a defence ministry report which was leaked to the Canadian media yesterday, a total of 34 military vehicles were destroyed during the Canadian Armed Forces’ deployment in Afghanistan so far.