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The Disarmament of a Nation
Mar04

The Disarmament of a Nation

When it comes to her navy, Canada seems to speak loudly but carries a small stick: a navy which is getting smaller each decade. In 1960, Canada fielded 48 destroyer/frigate warships; today there are 12, a 75 per cent reduction. If this rate continues, by 2030 there will only be eight surface combatants in Canada’s navy. That said, there...

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ShipTech Forum 2020 Slideshow
Feb28

ShipTech Forum 2020 Slideshow

About 200 members from industry, government, and military attended Vanguard’s seventh annual ShipTech Forum on February 25, 2020, in Ottawa. As one of the premier events for the shipbuilding and marine industries, ShipTech Forum provides a platform for different stakeholders to meet and share knowledge.  “This yearly gathering helps to facilitate the sharing of knowledge and lessons learned from...

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Why you shouldn’t miss ShipTech Forum 2020
Jan17

Why you shouldn’t miss ShipTech Forum 2020

ShipTech Forum is Vanguard’s annual one-day conference, which aims to spearhead important discussions on the emerging technologies in the marine industry, as well as, provide solutions to impending issues in shipbuilding and repair. These issues will be covered by industry leaders and key personas from the Canadian Coast Guard and the Royal Canadian Navy to create impactful decisions to turn...

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ShipTech Forum in Full Throttle
Jan07

ShipTech Forum in Full Throttle

The seventh highly anticipated annual ShipTech Forum is in full throttle with speakers, agenda and other finer details being confirmed for the February 25th event in Ottawa. ShipTech Forum is a one-day conference that provides a platform to showcase emerging technologies in shipbuilding, addressing marine and shipbuilding challenges, ship repair and the advantages they provide for growth and export....

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Mario Pelletier, Commissioner, Canadian Coast Guard to speak at ShipTech Forum 2020
Jan02

Mario Pelletier, Commissioner, Canadian Coast Guard to speak at ShipTech Forum 2020

ShipTech Forum, an annual one-day conference held during the first quarter of every year, has announced its keynote speaker, Mario Pelletier, Commissioner of the Canadian Coast Guard.  This event facilitates meaningful dialogue between industry, government, and military so as to provide stakeholders with the knowledge and share lessons learned from a technological perspective with the aim to showcase successful...

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Lockheed Martin’s 3 Decades of Marine and Defence Innovation in Canada
Sep10

Lockheed Martin’s 3 Decades of Marine and Defence Innovation in Canada

Back in February of this year, Lockheed Martin Canada was awarded the contract for the design of Canada’s future warships and to provide the combat management system for the Canadian Surface Combatant (CSC.) A naval success story for a company that is 30 years in the making. In 1983, Lockheed Martin Canada was contracted as the combat system integrator...

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