Dashboard: Greening Defence
Jan07

Dashboard: Greening Defence

Going green is an initiate that all industries and sectors are trying to implement. This policy is not new but one that is growing at a rapid pace. Even in the defence sector, environmental stewardship and managing environmental sustainability are ways of greening defence. The Department of National Defence (DND) and the Canadian Armed Forces have developed an integrated...

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The future of defence innovation: Five emerging technologies to keep an eye on
Dec03

The future of defence innovation: Five emerging technologies to keep an eye on

Defence and innovation have always gone hand-in-hand. Whether the innovation originated in defence or was simply perfected by it, the examples are countless: from the Internet, to radar, to good ol’ duct tape. Working for OMX, a collaborative platform for accessing procurement opportunities and analyzing the socio-economic impacts of organizations, I know how crucial government support and investment can...

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An urgent need to invest in our future
Nov26

An urgent need to invest in our future

The global aerospace industry is growing and evolving at an unprecedented rate, constantly innovating and pushing the boundaries of technology, engineering, and human achievement to new heights. As demand for air travel continues to expand, new opportunities await our industry – opportunities we must be ready to capitalize on. But with opportunity comes risk – the risk that other...

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Best Defence Conference to showcase technologies
Nov01

Best Defence Conference to showcase technologies

Technology will once again play an indispensable part in the upcoming Best Defence Conference. The event, which is organized by Pilot Hill Ltd, will bring together local and international companies to showcase their technologies that are relevant to the defence and security industry. Companies chosen for this part of the conference will highlight their novel innovations at their respective...

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Driving defence with innovation
Oct30

Driving defence with innovation

At the time of writing this piece, I’ve just returned from DEFSEC Atlantic 2018. DEFSEC is Canada’s second largest defence show, which attracts defence companies and attendees from across the country and even overseas to Halifax, NS each year. What we see at DEFSEC, as with other events within the industry, is the focus on technology. Digital transformation is...

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Vanguard Oct/Nov 2018 Edition
Oct29

Vanguard Oct/Nov 2018 Edition

Innovation is a key target area across all sectors. In defence, it is no different. In this issue, you will find the theme of innovation knitted throughout to bring you insights into the defence and security industry in Canada. Articles include: Canada queued for cooperation and innovation: Building relationships in the domain of military technology By 2Lt Alexandra Hejduk...

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