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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  • 14Jun2016
    CarteNav completes successful testing and integration of AIMS mission system software with Airbus DS Optronics cameras

    CarteNav Solutions Inc., the international leader in mission system software solutions, today announced that their AIMS software had recently completed a period of extensive assessment and integration testing in collaboration with Airbus Defence and Space (DS) Optronics (Pty) Ltd.

  • 13Jun2016
    P&I Voucher Program Open for Applications (Deadline: July 8)

    The 2016-2017 Productivity and Innovation Voucher Program is now open for submissions. The Voucher Program is intended to help small and medium-sized businesses become more productive and innovative while building stronger linkages between businesses and Nova Scotia universities and colleges. Tier 1 vouchers are up to $15K and Tier 2 Vouchers are up to $25K. Submissions are due on Friday, July 8. Details and the application form are available at :

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  • 06Sep2016
    DEFSEC 2016

    DEFSEC Atlantic is one of the productions of the Nova Scotia International Air Show Association (NSIASA), formed as a Nova Scotian not-for-profit society in 1996. The other current production is the Atlantic Canada International Air Show which takes ...