EP 075: Fighter jets delay and Canadian Rangers losing out on health benefits
Dec18

EP 075: Fighter jets delay and Canadian Rangers losing out on health benefits

In this episode, pushing back on delivery date for new fighter jets, Canadian Rangers losing out on health benefits and Vanguard is gearing up to host the Shipbuilding Technology Forum 2018.     Show Notes: The Royal Canadian Air Force may have to keep its ageing CF-18s airborne even longer than already expected after industry sources warned that the...

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Canada announces steps to merge the Australian F-18s into its current fleet
Dec15

Canada announces steps to merge the Australian F-18s into its current fleet

With the recent announcement to purchase 18 used Australian F-18 fighter jets, Canada has issued a list of steps needed to integrate the F-18s with its current fleet of CF-18s. Life extension and upgrade Canada is planning to proceed with technical work to modify the Australian F-18 aircraft to meet similar configuration of the CF-18s. This will make it...

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EP 074: Companies vying for CSC and Canada reacting to the North Korea threat
Dec13

EP 074: Companies vying for CSC and Canada reacting to the North Korea threat

In this episode, we take a look at the RFPs that were submitted for the Canadian Surface Combatant (CSC) program and with the North Korea threat, Canada has set aside two bunkers at military bases.     Show Notes: The Navantia Team The Navantia team has made an announcement of the submission of its proposal. The team, which is...

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Alion confirms submission of its RFP for CSC
Dec11

Alion confirms submission of its RFP for CSC

Alion Science and Technology, along with its subsidiary Alion Canada, recently confirmed the submission of their proposal for the Canadian Surface Combatant program. Their solution, according to Bruce Samuelsen, Chief Operating Officer for Alion is one that “delivers an effective, affordable, production-ready 21st-century naval capability to meet Canada’s defence needs.” Samuelsen said that Alion’s offering is focused on affordability,...

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EP 073: Illegal border crossers, Russia’s inference in Kosovo and its interest in the Arctic
Dec05

EP 073: Illegal border crossers, Russia’s inference in Kosovo and its interest in the Arctic

In this episode, Marcello Sukhdeo talks about how nearly half of illegal border-crossers into Canada are from Haiti, the president of Kosovo says that Russia’s interference in Kosovo has implications for Canada and why is Russia sending robotic submarines to the Arctic?     Show Notes For the last nine months, over 14,000 refugee claims were made by people...

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