The Digital Age and Joint Targeting
Aug14

The Digital Age and Joint Targeting

By Daniel Landry The Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) prides itself on being ready. Operational plans are always in the works to meet the need of the day, and this planning process is an endless endeavour where options are devised for all manner of contingencies in this unpredictable world. So it will be no surprise that a committed Defence team has...

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Game Changer: Duane Barry, QinetiQ Canada
May01

Game Changer: Duane Barry, QinetiQ Canada

After graduating from the University of Waterloo with double honours degrees in Math, Computer Science and Business Administration Co-op in 1993, Duane Barry joined a small company in Montreal called Virtual Prototypes (now PRESAGIS of CAE) which specializes in Human Machine Interfaces (HMI) for glass cockpit avionics. Over the years as this technology evolved to include “rapid development and...

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Will NITEC17 be your key to $4.3 –B in NATO opportunities?
Mar20

Will NITEC17 be your key to $4.3 –B in NATO opportunities?

That’s right, the North Atlantic Treaty Organization, with its 28 independent member countries across North America and Europe, represents several procurement contract opportunities worth in excess of a billion dollar for Canadian defence companies. And NITEC17, the NATO Communications and Information (NCI) agency industry conference, is bringing more than 600 high-level defence experts from across the allied militaries, industry...

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Canada pitches in $340-M for U.S. defence satellite
Mar20

Canada pitches in $340-M for U.S. defence satellite

The Canadian government contributed $340 million to the development of a United States military satellite which was launched on Saturday at Cape Canaveral Fla. Canada’s contribution to the Boeing 9th Wideband Global Satellite Communications (WGS-9) constellation satellite represents “the largest financial contribution of the five project partner nations,” according to a press release from the Department of National Defence....

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RCMP commissioner announces retirement
Mar06

RCMP commissioner announces retirement

Canada’s top cop today announced that he is leaving his post this summer to spend more time with his family following nearly 39 years of service in the Royal Canadian Mounted Police. In a brief statement today, Bob Paulson, commissioner of the RCMP, also outlined some of the challenges which the force has to face in his absence. “My...

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Russian aggression prompts Canada to extend Ukraine mission
Mar06

Russian aggression prompts Canada to extend Ukraine mission

Canada will continue to send soldiers to Eastern Europe in order to train Ukrainian troops for two more years in the face of continuing Russian military aggression in the region. The extension of the Canadian Armed Forces’ Operation Unifier to the end of March 2019 was announced by Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland and Defence Minister Harjit Sajjan announced...

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