The Next Generation C3 Centre Design
Dec12

The Next Generation C3 Centre Design

The proliferation of intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (ISR) information is radically changing the landscape of the military and intelligence community. Countries are now following a strategy of information superiority to defend against a broad range of threats, whether they be asymmetrical, nuclear or mass armies. A herculean effort has been directed at collecting data through satellites, unmanned vehicles and...

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Announcing C4ISR & Beyond 2018
Oct25

Announcing C4ISR & Beyond 2018

Vanguard is pleased to announce its 4th annual C4ISR and Beyond event, which will take place at the Fairmont Château Laurier in Ottawa on January 30, 2018. This event will continue to focus on bringing stakeholders from industry, military, and government together, for robust discussions around lessons learned and to share in the latest technological advancements and its impact within...

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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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OSI Maritime Systems nav system integration for U.K. frigates completes review
Apr17

OSI Maritime Systems nav system integration for U.K. frigates completes review

A critical design review for the integration of a navigation system into a new type of frigates for the United Kingdom’s Royal Navy was recently completed. Burnaby, B.C.-based OSI Maritime Systems (OSI) reported that its Electronic Chart Precise Integrated Navigation System (ECPINS) was integrated into the Integrated Bridge System (IBS) of the Royal Navy’s Type 26 frigates. The integration...

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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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Soldier Enhancement – Feb/Mar 2017 issue
Feb27

Soldier Enhancement – Feb/Mar 2017 issue

The February/March issue of Vanguard has just been released. In this issue, we have the following stories: Super Hornet to play a key role in 21st century net-centric warfare Body-worn cameras Putting the human back in human performance enhancement Arctic ports for Canadian sea power – Part 2 An opening for Canada to support emerging technology commercialisation and a...

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