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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EP 58: CAF ready to fight wildfires in BC and Canada’s military mission in Iraq extended
Jul13

EP 58: CAF ready to fight wildfires in BC and Canada’s military mission in Iraq extended

In the show today, Marcello Sukhdeo talks about the Canadian Forces readiness to fight wildfires in British Columbia, the extension of Canada’s military mission in Iraq and the RCN deploys a team to SEA BREEZE 2017. Wildfires in BC For the first time since 2003, members of the Canadian Forces are in British Columbia getting ready to battle wildfires....

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EP 57: Vimy Anniversary Ride – A firsthand account of the Wounded Warriors Bike Ride 2017 with Astrid Neuland
Jun29

EP 57: Vimy Anniversary Ride – A firsthand account of the Wounded Warriors Bike Ride 2017 with Astrid Neuland

In this episode of Vanguard Radio, John Jones speaks with Astrid Neuland of Thales Canada who gives a firsthand account of the 2017 Wounded Warriors Canada Battlefield Bike Ride which started in London and ended in Vimy. The ride was a fundraising activity for Wounded Warriors Canada, where riders explored lands soaked in the blood, sweat, tears and sacrifice...

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EP 56: Cybersecurity training and NATO’s request to send police trainers to Afghanistan
Jun19

EP 56: Cybersecurity training and NATO’s request to send police trainers to Afghanistan

For the show today, Marcello Sukhdeo talks about the announcement by the Defence Minister to increase capabilities for cybersecurity, also, NATO has made a request for Canada to send police trainers to Afghanistan and we will close with our latest Game Changers.   This show is brought to you by Gap Wireless. Gap Wireless provides UAV hardware and software...

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EP 55: CSC cost, benefits to Canadians and another delay
Jun08

EP 55: CSC cost, benefits to Canadians and another delay

In the show today, Marcello Sukhdeo talks about another delay in RFP submission for the CSC program, the cost versus benefits to Canadians for CSC and the possible extension of the Canadian Forces operation in the Middle East.     Show Notes: RFP for CSC The Government of Canada and Irving Shipbuilding Inc. are extending the submission deadline for...

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EP 54: Interview with Lee Obst, Rockwell Collins Canada
Jun06

EP 54: Interview with Lee Obst, Rockwell Collins Canada

In this show, you’ll hear from Lee Obst, President and Managing Director at Rockwell Collins Canada. Terri Pavelic, Editor-in-Chief of Vanguard spoke with Lee a few days ago during their open house event in Ottawa.     Rockwell Collins is multinational company headquartered in Cedar Rapids, Iowa providing avionics and information technology systems and services to governmental agencies and...

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