Mack Defence wins marathon MSVS procurement program
Jul16

Mack Defence wins marathon MSVS procurement program

Touting the creation of hundreds of jobs across Canada, Jason Kenney, Minister of National Defence and Steven Blaney, Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness, awarded two competitive projects under the Medium Support Vehicle System (MSVS) project today. Mack Defence of Allentown, Pennsylvania has been chosen to provide 1,500 Standard Military Pattern (SMP) trucks, 300 trailers and 150 armour...

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Lockheed Martin: Growing CDL
Jul14

Lockheed Martin: Growing CDL

Lockheed Martin acquired CDL Systems in 2012. Since that time, the Canadian company has grown exponentially, finding itself at the forefront of unmanned vehicle technology. The following was submitted by our industry partners. Vanguard is always interested in Canadian success stories in the defence and security industry. Please contact us if you have something you would like to share....

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BCC’s Plug-and-Play Mobile Comms System
Jul14

BCC’s Plug-and-Play Mobile Comms System

Base Camp Connect is a Quebec company offering an advanced portable plug-and-play comms system. While this unit may not look flashy, it opens up a whole new world for mobile command posts. If you’ve ever had trouble finding an internet connection, think how hard it must of been for the Canadian Forces to get decent WiFi patrolling the lunar...

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Mulcair’s Military
Jul13

Mulcair’s Military

As three federal parties gallop neck-in-neck towards the ballot box, only one of them has never taken the reigns of Canada’s defence portfolio, naturally raising a few questions from Canadians about what that file may look like if it suddenly turns orange. At the provincial level, the NDP’s Orange Wave seems to have taken grip in Alberta — and...

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Government opens vaults, DND benefits
Jul13

Government opens vaults, DND benefits

The Department of National Defence has seen more than $400 million enter its coffers from the Conservative government slated for the repair and maintenance of Armouries throughout Canada. While it is not clear how the numbers are calculated, a recent press release circulated to media by DND states that over 10,000 jobs will be created as a result of...

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