From C4ISR to Shipbuilding
Feb27

From C4ISR to Shipbuilding

After a successful C4ISR and Beyond event on February 2 where just under 150 attendees from the security and defence community met to discuss a wide array of matters in the C4ISR space, our attention at Vanguard is now set on our next event – the Shipbuilding Technology Forum – which will take place on March 2. But before...

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A Defsec dip and a dive into drones
Oct21

A Defsec dip and a dive into drones

Vanguard was at the recent Defsec Atlantic conference in September and we found out from the Department of National Defence’s senior official that there will be a bit of a delay in the issuing of a request for proposals to defence contractors for the Navy’s Canadian Surface Combatant program. The request for proposal for the CSC was originally scheduled...

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The latest developments in simulation-based training
Aug18

The latest developments in simulation-based training

We’ve all seen it happening in the last few years. Military training is continually being transformed by technologies more popularly associated with entertaining teenagers lounging in the basement playroom than honing the skills of soldiers in dusty combat training grounds. In fact, the training ground as we know is getting a major remodeling as well. But first, I’d like...

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Charting a course for the CSC
Jul04

Charting a course for the CSC

In this issue, Vanguard takes a closer look at the Canadian Surface Combatant program. Estimated by some to be worth in excess of $40 billion, the CSC is indeed one of the largest programs of the military in recent years and certainly the most sought after program in Canada’s defence industry. However, cost estimates can be a problem, according...

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Game Changers, emerging technology vs. evolving threats tackled in Vanguard’s latest issue
Mar16

Game Changers, emerging technology vs. evolving threats tackled in Vanguard’s latest issue

This issue marks the debut of our new Game Changers series. It’s Vanguard’s way of celebrating the innovators and trailblazers in the in the industry. For this first installment, we feature our interviews with six select executives and entrepreneurs who are leading the way in their respective sectors. This is just the beginning of several other new things we...

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The way forward
Jan27

The way forward

Vanguard has undergone a lot of changes over the past few months, and I am pleased to join the masthead as the magazine’s Editor-in-Chief. We’ve been working hard on expanding our traditional format, taking slow but deliberate steps into the digital sphere, relaunching our website, shooting video, and boosting our presence on social media. We’re also moving our content...

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