The buzz around procurement for the Canadian Armed Forces
Jul03

The buzz around procurement for the Canadian Armed Forces

A few weeks ago, I attended the Canadian Association of Defence and Security Industries’ major event of the year – CANSEC. As Canada’s largest defence trade show, CANSEC has been instrumental in bringing both local and international companies to showcase their innovative solutions for Canada. This year there was a slew of equipment, technologies and innovative solutions on display...

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Vanguard June/July 2019 edition
Jul02

Vanguard June/July 2019 edition

We are thrilled to offer you the June/July 2019 issue of Vanguard. In this edition, we provide two interviews: a C2ISR perspective from the Canadian Army, and a look at the Royal Canadian Navy’s capital acquisition program. Articles include: Modernizing the C2ISR systems of the Canadian Army – An interview with LCol Ian Graham, Director of Land Requirements 4,...

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Providing ISR services on demand, an interview with Joseph Galimberti, PAL Aerospace
Jun28

Providing ISR services on demand, an interview with Joseph Galimberti, PAL Aerospace

In this episode of Vanguard Radio, J. Richard Jones talks with Joseph Galimberti, Senior Vice President, Public Affairs of PAL Aerospace. PAL Aerospace is a diversified international aerospace and defence company headquartered in Canada. With over four decades of operations, PAL has continuously built on their experience to evolve into a global leader of airborne intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance...

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Dashboard: Activities underway for Strong, Secure, Engaged
Jun27

Dashboard: Activities underway for Strong, Secure, Engaged

In June 2017, the Government of Canada released, Strong, Secure, Engaged (SSE), Canada’s defence policy, which outlines the significant investments to equip the Department of National Defence (DND) and the Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) over the next two decades. This policy also supports the brave men and women of the CAF who are prepared to defend Canada and Canadian...

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VAdm Mark Norman retires from the Canadian Armed Forces
Jun26

VAdm Mark Norman retires from the Canadian Armed Forces

The Department of National Defence has just issued a joint statement from Government of Canada and Vice-Admiral Mark Norman that they have reached a “mutually acceptable agreement, the details of which will remain confidential” resulting in VAdm Norman leaving the Canadian Armed Forces (CAF). VAdm Norman was temporarily relieved from his post as the Vice Chief of the Defence...

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Lorraine Ben appointed as new chief executive for Lockheed Martin Canada
Jun25

Lorraine Ben appointed as new chief executive for Lockheed Martin Canada

Last week, Lockheed Martin announced that Lorraine Ben has been appointed vice president and chief executive for Lockheed Martin Canada, taking effect immediately. In her new role, she reports to Richard H. Edwards, executive vice president of Lockheed Martin International. Ben’s portfolio consists of a broad range of activities in Canada and serves as Lockheed Martin’s lead representative in...

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