Advancing Nova Scotia's Aerospace, Marine and Defence Industries.

At ADIANS our mandate is to globally promote and advance the development of Nova Scotia’s ever-expanding industrial sectors to both military and commercial markets.


Take your business to new heights. Nova Scotia supplies aerospace solutions to businesses like NASA and Lockheed Martin.


Nova Scotia has a dynamic cluster of defence and security companies that deliver innovative solutions to Canadian and global markets.


A history of Maritime tradition. Nova Scotian contractors are world leaders in such fields as acoustic hull design and sonar technologies.


Become a member and connect to over 90 marine, aerospace and defence companies in Nova Scotia.

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  • 08Oct2015
    Ocean Technology Career Pathway Profiles

    The Ocean Technology Council is pleased to announce the completion of the first round of Ocean Technology Career Pathways. These career paths were created to fill an existing knowledge gap as to what a career in the Ocean Technology industry might resemble.

  • 25Sep2015
    UK National Police Air Service select CarteNav software for more aircraft

    CarteNav’s AIMS-ISR® software to be installed on new fleet of UK police fixed-wing aircraft. Halifax, Nova Scotia, 25 September 2015 – CarteNav Solutions Inc. is pleased to announce that its AIMS-ISR® software has been selected for a second time by...

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Upcoming events

  • 30Nov2015
    IITSEC 2015

    The Atlantic Alliance of Aerospace and Defence Associations (AAADA), in cooperation with the Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency (ACOA), is launching recruitment and registration for an Atlantic Canada Mission to the Interservice/Industry Training, ...

  • 23Feb2016
    ICOE Edinburgh

    Marine Renewables Canada, with support from ACOA and DFATD, is leading a delegation to the 2016 International Conference on Ocean Energy (ICOE), taking place February 23-25, 2016 in Edinburgh, Scotland. This mission will comprise of a Marine Renewabl...

  • 15Mar2016
    Oceanology International

    The Oceanology International event offers the world’s leading forum where industry, academia and government share knowledge and connect with themarine science and ocean technology communities. Oceanology International’s world-class exhibition and con...

  • 20Jun2016
    Baltic Military Expo 2016

     14th BALT-MILITARY-EXPO Baltic Military Fair, will be held in June 20-22, 2016 at the AMBEREXPO Exhibition & Convention Centre, Gdańsk. BME is held in close partnership with Poland’s General Command of Branches of Armed Forces Inspectorate for the N...