Gen Vance announces CAF General and Flag Officer senior appointments, promotions, and retirements for 2019
Feb12

Gen Vance announces CAF General and Flag Officer senior appointments, promotions, and retirements for 2019

To meet the senior staff needs of the Canadian Armed Forces in carrying out their governmental and institutional responsibilities, Gen Jonathan Vance, Chief of the Defence Staff, announced staff changes for 2019. A CANFORGEN list was issued by the CDS of appointments, promotions, and retirements that will occur this year for General and Flag Officers of the CAF. “The...

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Announcing speakers for Ship Tech Forum 2019
Feb06

Announcing speakers for Ship Tech Forum 2019

Canada’s National Shipbuilding Strategy (NSS) continues to unfold on both coasts with progress in building ships for the Royal Canadian Navy and the Canadian Coast Guard. As this long term plan begins to cement itself in the marine industry, many technologies are being developed to help meet the needs for future ships for Canada. To facilitate a platform to...

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Trust is a vital factor in C4ISR
Feb04

Trust is a vital factor in C4ISR

Vanguard hosted its fifth annual C4ISR and Beyond event at the Fairmont Château Laurier in Ottawa on January 30, 2019. The Command, Communications, Control, Computers, Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance (C4ISR) is a crucial aspect of the Canadian Armed Forces operations. Built on the theme of “Enhancing Critical Decision Making” the conference featured four panels, two keynotes and one industry...

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C4ISR and Beyond 2019 in pics and tweets
Feb01

C4ISR and Beyond 2019 in pics and tweets

The Command, Communications, Control, Computers, Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance (C4ISR) market is expected to reach a value of US$132 billion by the end of 2026, according to a recent report from Transparency Market Research, a next-generation market intelligence provider. Given the technological advancement we see with each passing day, and the predicted growth of C4ISR, Vanguard hosted its fifth...

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Government of Canada invests $26.8 million in IDEaS first call for proposals
Jan17

Government of Canada invests $26.8 million in IDEaS first call for proposals

On January 16, the first call for proposals (CFP) for Competitive Projects under the Innovation for Defence Excellence and Security Program (IDEaS) program successfully concluded. Defence Minister Harjit Sajjan in making the announcement said: “The success of the IDEaS first call for proposals is a testament to the importance of investing in Canadian innovation to support the future of...

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Identify, assess, and mitigate cyber-associated threats
Jan16

Identify, assess, and mitigate cyber-associated threats

Technologies in the cyber domain act as a force multiplier by providing intelligence, collaboration, command and network-enabled activities for militaries around the world. However, the reliance on these technologies can often expose military forces to numerous cyber threats. These threats appear in various levels of complexity, can be obscured and ubiquitous in nature. To combat these threats and to...

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