On the Agenda: Lessons from NSS, marine tech and fusion welding
Feb14

On the Agenda: Lessons from NSS, marine tech and fusion welding

What do ocean and marine tech, fusion welding, digital twin tech, lessons from NSS and innovative technologies for vessel performance optimization all have in common? If you say the marine industry, you’re right. But there is still yet another answer. These topics will be discussed in one day at the upcoming Ship Tech Forum to be held in Ottawa....

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Part 1: The evolution of pilot training. An interview with Joe Armstrong, CAE Canada
Feb13

Part 1: The evolution of pilot training. An interview with Joe Armstrong, CAE Canada

In this episode of Vanguard Radio, J. Richard Jones talks with a very special guest, Joe Armstrong, Vice‐President & General Manager of CAE Canada. CAE is a worldwide leader in training for the civil aviation, defence and security, and healthcare markets. Of these markets, Joe is responsible for leading CAE’s Defence & Security business in Canada. His portfolio spans...

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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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How blockchain can strengthen the military supply chain
Feb11

How blockchain can strengthen the military supply chain

It’s the stuff of nightmares: a counterfeit part makes its way into the military supply chain and is installed on a weapons system. This is discovered only after installation, upon failure of the weapons tests–or worse, in the field after a full weapons failure. How can such a scenario be prevented? Blockchain technology may be part of the solution....

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RCN’s new Joint Support Ships to be outfitted with Lockheed Martin Canada’s CMS 330
Feb07

RCN’s new Joint Support Ships to be outfitted with Lockheed Martin Canada’s CMS 330

In June 2018, construction began on Canada’s first Joint Support Ship (JSS) for the Royal Canadian Navy (RCN). The JSS contract is part of the non-combat package of the National Shipbuilding Strategy (NSS ), which was awarded to Seaspan Shipyards in 2011, for building four different types of large vessels for the RCN and Canadian Coast Guard. Mark Lamarre,...

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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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