EP 70: Iron Ram 2017, Discovery Air gets CATS program and a visit to Air Mobility Training Centre in Trenton
Nov09

EP 70: Iron Ram 2017, Discovery Air gets CATS program and a visit to Air Mobility Training Centre in Trenton

In this show, Exercise IRON RAM to sharpen Canadian Army soldiers combat skills, Discovery Air Defence has been awarded the contract for the CATS program, and hear about Marcello Sukhdeo’s visit to the Air Mobility Training Centre in Trenton.   Show Notes: About 2,400 soldiers from the Canadian Army that are a part of the 1 Canadian Mechanized Brigade...

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EP 62: Protecting the oceans, Warning asylum seekers, and US troops in Afghanistan
Aug28

EP 62: Protecting the oceans, Warning asylum seekers, and US troops in Afghanistan

In this episode of Vanguard Radio, Marcello Sukhdeo talks about the US to increase troops deployment to Afghanistan, the Prime Minister’s stance on asylum seekers crossing the border into Canada and the Oceans Protection Plan. Show Notes: U.S. President, Donald Trump recently endorsed the option to increase troops to Afghanistan but has not provided any specific numbers. In referring...

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EP 59: Calls to terminate weaponized armoured vehicles exports to Saudi Arabia
Aug02

EP 59: Calls to terminate weaponized armoured vehicles exports to Saudi Arabia

In this episode of Vanguard Radio, Marcello Sukhdeo talks about the news about Saudi Arabia using Canadian made military vehicles in clashes with militants, the former defence minister, Peter MacKay regrets not signing the U.S. ballistic missile defence program and the purchase of new machine guns for the Canadian Armed Forces. Show Notes Saudi Arabia The Government of Canada...

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Canada’s Defence Policy aims to increase spending by 70 per cent in 10 years
Jun07

Canada’s Defence Policy aims to increase spending by 70 per cent in 10 years

Strong, Secure, Engaged – are words that will undoubtedly be spoken many times in the next few years. That’s the theme of Canada’s new defence policy – “a new vision and approach to defence” – issued by the Liberal government. Earlier today, Canada’s Defence Policy was unveiled after numerous setbacks and delays with the aim of ensuring Canada is:...

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EP 53: Maple Resolve and Tax exemption for military serving overseas
May25

EP 53: Maple Resolve and Tax exemption for military serving overseas

Tax exemption for those serving on overseas missions, the military exercise Maple Resolve and the announcement of defence deals with Saudi Arabia that has caused shares to jump for some defence giants. All this in this episode of Vanguard Radio. This show is brought to you by Gap Wireless. Gap Wireless provides UAV hardware and software solutions for inspection, survey...

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One soldier dead, three others injured in training
Apr26

One soldier dead, three others injured in training

Investigators are looking into a training accident Tuesday morning at the Canadian Forces Base Wainright in Alberta that has resulted in the death of an army sergeant and injuring of three other soldiers. Sgt. Robert J. Dynerowicz of the Royal Canadian Dragoons based in Petawawa, Ont., was killed when the light armoured vehicle he was riding rolled over during...

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