Charles Bouchard announces his retirement from Lockheed Martin Canada
Apr18

Charles Bouchard announces his retirement from Lockheed Martin Canada

Charles Bouchard, Chief Executive of Lockheed Martin Canada, announced yesterday that he is retiring from his current job effective April 30, 2019. Bouchard served in this position for nearly six years, following a 37-year career with the Royal Canadian Air Force (RCAF). Charles Bouchard LGen Bouchard (Ret’d) was the first to hold the role of Chief Executive of Lockheed...

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Game Changer: Joe Armstrong, Vice President & General Manager, CAE
Apr15

Game Changer: Joe Armstrong, Vice President & General Manager, CAE

It was during the time he was undertaking his masters degree program that Joe Armstrong began his career in the Aerospace and Defence industry, some 20 years ago. “I had the good fortune of being in ‘the right place at the right time’ at the beginning of a joint Canadian Forces, Academia, and Industrial research program,” he said. This...

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Keeping defence forces on the cutting edge of technology, interview with Ken Peterman, Viasat
Apr12

Keeping defence forces on the cutting edge of technology, interview with Ken Peterman, Viasat

In this episode of Vanguard Radio, J. Richard Jones talks with Ken Peterman, President, Government Systems at Viasat, a global communications company. For more than 30 years, Viasat has helped shape how consumers, businesses, governments and militaries around the world communicate.  Ken Peterman, President, Government Systems, Viasat In April 2013, Ken joined Viasat as Vice President, Government Systems. Just over a year later in June 2014, he was appointed Senior...

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Game Changer: Kristina Davis, Director of Marketing and Communications, General Dynamics Mission Systems–Canada
Apr09

Game Changer: Kristina Davis, Director of Marketing and Communications, General Dynamics Mission Systems–Canada

Kristina Davis started out in the defence industry over 20 years ago as a contractor with the Department of National Defence (DND). She officially started on a Wednesday, and by Friday of the same week, she was on a plane to Aviano, Italy. “I knew virtually nothing about the Royal Canadian Air Force, CF-18s, or the Canadian Armed Forces...

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Game Changer: Anne Healey, Country Director – Canada, BAE Systems
Apr08

Game Changer: Anne Healey, Country Director – Canada, BAE Systems

The defence industry has been an essential component of Anne Healey’s life. Hailing from a military family, Anne says she feels she has been part of defence her entire life. “Entering the defence industry felt familiar, and the people were, in many ways, an extended family of sorts,” says Healey. “It is a community, and like all sectors, it...

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Canadian officer who saved many lives during the Dieppe Raid dies at 101
Apr01

Canadian officer who saved many lives during the Dieppe Raid dies at 101

Honorary Colonel David Lloyd Hart, MM, CD, the oldest and longest-serving officer of Canada, died last Wednesday, March 27, 2019, at the age of 101. As a decorated Dieppe veteran, Mr. Hart led an extraordinary life in service to his country. Military Medal (MM) During World War II, he served as a Communications Operator and helped saved many lives....

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