HMCS Charlottetown completes deployment of Operation REASSURANCE
Jan19

HMCS Charlottetown completes deployment of Operation REASSURANCE

After completing a successful six-month deployment on Operation REASSURANCE, Her Majesty’s Canadian Ship (HMCS) Charlottetown was replaced by HMCS St. John’s. Since joining the Operation as part of the Standing NATO Maritime Group One (SNMG1) last August, HMCS Charlottetown engaged 13 navies with stops in 11 ports across seven countries. This was HMCS Charlottetown’s second deployment on Operation REASSURANCE,...

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EP 078: SMP trucks delayed and President Trump and NAFTA
Jan18

EP 078: SMP trucks delayed and President Trump and NAFTA

In this episode, delivery of new SMP trucks delayed, Canada is convinced that President Trump will pull out of NAFTA, and Lockheed Martin enhances the capability of its Aegis Missile-Defense System. Show Notes: There has been a delay in the delivery of the Standard Military Pattern or SMP trucks from Mack Defense. The Canadian Armed Forces was supposed to...

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EP 077: Global arms sales on the rise and Canada invests in quantum technology
Jan12

EP 077: Global arms sales on the rise and Canada invests in quantum technology

In this episode, Marcello Sukhdeo talks about the rise in global arms sales, Canada and UAE sign defence cooperation agreement and the investment of the government in quantum technology. Show Notes: The world’s 100 biggest weapons companies have increased arm sales for the first time in five years, reaching more than 370 billion dollars annually. In its annual assessment...

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Beyond Sensors
Jan08

Beyond Sensors

We live in the digital age. Technology has given us great luxury on one hand, and on the other provided overwhelming data. So how does one ride the wave of information versus being buried by it? Some see data as the ammunition, computers and communications as the carrier, advanced analytics as the weaponizer and the C4ISR architecture as the...

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EP 076: First Arctic patrol ship being assembled and new fighter jets for Canada
Jan04

EP 076: First Arctic patrol ship being assembled and new fighter jets for Canada

In this episode, Canada launches a contest for 88 fighter jets, assembling the First Arctic patrol ship is on the way at the Halifax Shipyard and the steps needed to integrate the Australian F-18s into the current Royal Canadian Air Force’s fighter fleet. Show Notes: The main structural components of the Royal Canadian Navy’s first Arctic patrol ship have...

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