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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L3 proposes Spydr II system for DND’s manned ISR program
Feb09

L3 proposes Spydr II system for DND’s manned ISR program

Aerospace systems vendor L3 is offering its version of a King Air 350 aircraft specially outfitted for intelligence, surveillance, reconnaissance missions, for the Canadian military’s Manned Airborne ISR (MAISR) program. According to the company, its  Spydr II is a low-risk, tailored-made aircraft for the Department of National Defence’s multi-intelligence missions. The DND is in need of multi-sensor MAISR platform...

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Senior officers open up on C4ISR needs
Feb03

Senior officers open up on C4ISR needs

Systems interoperability, reach-back capability, and streamlining of the procurement process, these were the common themes that surfaced in several panel discussion among senior military officers and defence industry representatives in Vanguard’s C4ISR and Beyond 2017 conference in Ottawa yesterday. Commanders and military personnel need access to up-to-date tools that will help them gather relevant and analyze information that soldiers...

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C4ISR: Agility through Innovation
Jan23

C4ISR: Agility through Innovation

In just over a week, many from within the C4ISR realm in Canada will gather for the annual C4ISR and Beyond event. This one-day conference has been used in the past as a platform that brought together stakeholders from the industry, military, and government to share lessons and technological advancement and its impact on the industry. This year’s event...

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Ottawa seeks help in developing Arctic surveillance tech
Dec13

Ottawa seeks help in developing Arctic surveillance tech

The federal government wants to boost its capability to protect Canada’s territory in the Arctic and is seeking proposed projects from the government, academia and industry that will support the development of science and technology tools (S&T) meant to defend the country’s sovereignty in the region. The Defence Research and Development Canada’s (DRDC) call for proposals will fund two...

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Force development chief, military brass outline Canada’s C4ISR objectives
Apr21

Force development chief, military brass outline Canada’s C4ISR objectives

Canadian defence industry companies got a rare and candid view of the military’s C4ISR goals for the near future during the C4ISR and Beyond 2016 event held in Ottawa on Wednesday by Vanguard Magazine. No less than Rear-Admiral D. C. Hawco, MSM, CD, Chief of Force Development, was among the lineup of senior military officers who discussed the communications, surveillance, intelligence...

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