CSA selects Thales and Université Laval to improve astronauts’ medical autonomy for travel to Mars
Jul11

CSA selects Thales and Université Laval to improve astronauts’ medical autonomy for travel to Mars

The Canadian Space Agency (CSA) is looking for “a computerized medical condition knowledge base and mission-planning support tool.” The Agency selected a team of scientists from Université Laval’s Faculty of Medicine and experts from Thales Research and Technology (TRT) to create such a device. This tool, according to a press release, will guide the “CSA on technology needs to...

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Space Capabilities: June/July 2018 issue
Jul04

Space Capabilities: June/July 2018 issue

We are excited to share with you the June/July issue of Vanguard. In this issue, we have an interview with Colonel Cameron Stoltz, Director of Space Requirements, Royal Canadian Air Force. Other stories in this issue: UK’s combat-close PPPs: Multi-role tanker capability By Ugurhan G. Berkok Walls have ears: Why culture and process matter in improving cyber security By...

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CBC entrusts Hunter to deliver its content
Jun06

CBC entrusts Hunter to deliver its content

Sitting in front of your television watching The National or an episode from The Detectives, you may not realize that the communications system that makes possible CBC’s broadcast is from a Canadian company, which started with just one man in late 2001. As with many successful global companies that began with one individual, Brent Perrott, at the turn of...

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Jim Quick: ‘The future of Canada’s space sector is in peril without urgent action’
May18

Jim Quick: ‘The future of Canada’s space sector is in peril without urgent action’

The Aerospace Industries Association of Canada (AIAC) recently issued its 2017 Annual Report, Looking to the Future. This report gives an overview of AIAC’s achievements last year and takes a look at the future of the aerospace industry in Canada. “We achieved important results for our members on many fronts,” writes Jim Quick, President & CEO of AIAC in...

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C4ISR and Beyond 2018: An outstanding success
Feb05

C4ISR and Beyond 2018: An outstanding success

Last week, attendees from the defence and security sectors in Canada congregated together to discuss lessons learned, technological advancement and its impact on the industry at the Fairmont Chateau Laurier in Ottawa for the fourth annual C4ISR and Beyond event hosted by Vanguard Magazine. “The 4th annual C4ISR & Beyond conference was an outstanding success,” says Terri Pavelic, editor-in-chief...

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MDA signs contract with Scanex for RADARSAT-2 distribution
Jun19

MDA signs contract with Scanex for RADARSAT-2 distribution

Last week, MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates Ltd. (MDA), a global communications and information company announced that it has signed a contract with Scanex, a leader in the field of satellite monitoring. This will allow Scanex to continue serving and distributing RADARSAT-2 data products and information services to its clients. The RADARSAT-2 satellite gathers data in any light or weather...

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