BAE Systems was selected as preferred tenderer to supply nine frigates to Australia
Jun29

BAE Systems was selected as preferred tenderer to supply nine frigates to Australia

The Australian government has selected BAE Systems as “the preferred tenderer” for the SEA 5000 program to deliver nine Future Frigates to the Royal Australian Navy. The construction of the Global Combat Ship – Australia is expected to create and sustain 5,000 highly skilled jobs in Australia. The contract will also aid in the development of country’s naval shipbuilding...

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PwC Report: Lockheed Martin contributed $3.8B in GDP to Canada in the last decade
May28

PwC Report: Lockheed Martin contributed $3.8B in GDP to Canada in the last decade

A new study conducted by Pricewaterhouse-Coopers (PwC) LLP, spanning ten years from 2008 to 2017, found that Lockheed Martin created billions of dollars in economic impact to Canada. The report, Lockheed Martin Study of Economic Impact in Canada, reveals that “Lockheed Martin Canada’s operating activities, as well as purchases made by Lockheed Martin Corporation, have generated and facilitated substantial...

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EP 90: Lee Obst shares what to expect from Rockwell Collins Canada at CANSEC 2018
May25

EP 90: Lee Obst shares what to expect from Rockwell Collins Canada at CANSEC 2018

In this episode, J. Richard Jones talks with Lee Obst, President and Managing Director of Rockwell Collins in Canada. Since 2011, Lee has been serving in his current role in overseeing the Canadian operations and production facilities. Prior to joining Rockwell Collins in 2000, Lee served for 21 years as a test pilot and fighter pilot in the Royal...

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Game Changer: Geneviève Allard, Project Manager, OpDAQ Systems
Apr27

Game Changer: Geneviève Allard, Project Manager, OpDAQ Systems

Geneviève Allard started working in the marine sector as a commercial diver and later pursued geographic studies that led to her work in academia. “As I worked on the development of research collaborations between academics and the industry, I found a need for a better understanding of how businesses use research to grow,” she said. Due to this desire,...

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Canada awards R&D contract to Cellula Robotics Ltd for sub-surface surveillance in the Arctic
Apr10

Canada awards R&D contract to Cellula Robotics Ltd for sub-surface surveillance in the Arctic

The Government of Canada recently awarded a contract to Cellula Robotics Ltd, as part of its commitment to defence research and development. “Our Government is committed to providing the members of the Canadian Armed Forces with the tools they need to do their jobs while obtaining the best possible value for Canadians,” said Carla Qualtrough, Minister of Public Services...

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EP 86: An overview of the Shipbuilding Technology Forum 2018
Mar21

EP 86: An overview of the Shipbuilding Technology Forum 2018

In this episode of Vanguard Radio, Marcello Sukhdeo gives an overview of the Shipbuilding Technology Forum 2018 that was held recently in Ottawa. On March 1st, over 150 attendees from the military and industry gathered at the Shaw Centre for Vanguard’s fifth annual Shipbuilding Technology Forum. This event is a one-day conference with the aim to showcase emerging technologies,...

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