• C4ISR2020 Vanguard
FAcT to Deliver Relevant, Flexible and Effective Aircrew Training Solution
Nov11

FAcT to Deliver Relevant, Flexible and Effective Aircrew Training Solution

An interview with Colonel Pete Saunders, Director of Air Simulation and Training, Royal Canadian Air Force In February 2016, the Future Aircrew Training program was granted a broader scope to include current Air Combat Systems Officers (ACSO) and Airborne Electronic Sensor Operators, otherwise known as AES Ops. As a result, the “Future Pilot Training Project” was renamed Future Aircrew...

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SkyAlyne: A True Canadian Collaboration for FAcT
Oct30

SkyAlyne: A True Canadian Collaboration for FAcT

In May 2018, CAE and KF Aerospace joined together to form SkyAlyne Canada – a 50/50 joint venture to focus on developing and delivering military pilot and aircraft training in Canada. These two companies currently deliver all phases of pilot training to the Royal Canadian Air Force through the NATO Flying Training in Canada (NFTC) program and the Contracted...

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Veterans, Space and Equipping the CAF
Oct28

Veterans, Space and Equipping the CAF

Over the years, millions of men and women have placed their lives on the line to protect their country and fellow citizens from the act of war, military combat and armed conflicts. Of these brave men and women, many did not make it back, and those that did suffer from the atrocities of war. In Canada, there are about...

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Vanguard Oct/Nov 2019 Edition
Oct24

Vanguard Oct/Nov 2019 Edition

We are excited to share with you the October/November 2019 edition of Vanguard. In this issue, read more about FAcT and RPAS as Canada continues to equip the Canadian Armed Forces, the Space Problem, and the future of Aerospace in Canada. Articles include:FAcT to Deliver Relevant, Flexible and Effective Aircrew Training Solution An interview with Colonel Pete Saunders, Director...

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Airbus pulls out of Canada’s future fighter competition
Sep03

Airbus pulls out of Canada’s future fighter competition

Last Friday, the Government of Canada was officially informed that the Eurofighter Typhoon will no longer be in the running as a contender for the next-gen fighters for Canada. The United Kingdom’s Ministry of Defence (UK MoD) and Airbus Defence and Space decided to withdraw from Canada’s Future Fighter Capability Project (FFCP) after conducting a “detailed review of the...

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Canada to modernize and grow its CH-149 Cormorant fleet
Aug28

Canada to modernize and grow its CH-149 Cormorant fleet

As part of its undertaking in equipping the Canadian Armed Forces through defence policy Strong, Secure, Engaged, Canada is investing in the search and rescue fleet of CH-149 Cormorant helicopters.  Recently in Comox, British Columbia, Defence Minister Harjit S. Sajjan announced that the CH-149 fleet will “receive at least two additional helicopters and be upgraded to extend its life to...

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