DA Defence featured on CTV News
CTV News Atlantic’s Andy Campbell checks out DA Defence Alpha Jets supporting JTAC training at CTC Gagetown. Discovery the story HERE.
DA Defence Deploys A-4 Skyhawks to Support the German Air Force in Italy
On June 25, 2015 DA Defence deployed McDonnell Douglas A-4 Skyhawks to Decimomannu Air Base in Sardinia, Italy. The DA Defence Skyhawks are providing Red Air adversary training support to German Air Force (Luftwaffe) Eurofighters on deployment in Italy. DA Defence is providing Red Air mission training embedded with Eurofighters from the Luftwaffe's Tactical Air Force Wing 73 "Steinhoff." The training exercise in Decimomannu is scheduled for completion in late June.
Discovery Air Defence in the News
DA Defence’s domestic and international success continues to garner coverage throughout the aerospace and defence trade press. DA Defence’s Garry Venman, VP Business Development & Government Relations, was interviewed in April by Jane’s International Defence Review’s Robin Hughes on the growth of the contracted “aggressor, missile surrogates and testbed” market worldwide. Venman notes, “part of dialogue with customers is that you can get all this, you can save yourself a lot of money, increase your training, extend your fleet’s life…using [contracted] services.” Discover the full Robin Hughes article, “Outsourcing: Commercial Operators Consolidate Fast Air” HERE.
Discovery Air Defence Achieves 50,000 Hours of Air Combat Training Excellence
Discovery Air Defence has recently achieved 50,000 hours of air combat training for the Canadian Armed Forces and other international air forces. This new milestone marks DA Defence’s commitment to achieving a reliable and cost effective training solution and increased operational readiness for our customers - no matter when and where they operate.
Discovery Air Defence Services signs agreement with APS for Jet Upset Training
DA Defence and Aviation Performance Solutions LLC (APS), an Arizona-based flight training organization, announced on May 13, 2015, an agreement for high-performance Upset Prevention and Recovery Training (UPRT). DA Defence is integrating its A-4 Skyhawks with APS' cutting edge UPRT solutions.