Game Changer: Jean-Claude Siew, Vice President Technology & Simulation, Bluedrop Training & Simulation Inc.
Oct12

Game Changer: Jean-Claude Siew, Vice President Technology & Simulation, Bluedrop Training & Simulation Inc.

After graduating as a Mechanical Engineer at Polytechnique Montréal over 30 years ago, Jean-Claude Siew began his career in the defence and security industry by joining CAE Inc. as a simulation engineer. “My specialization was in aeronautics, and that made my start at CAE fairly easy,” he said. “I accumulated more than 25 years of experience in the aerospace...

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Canada to host 20th annual sniper training event
Sep20

Canada to host 20th annual sniper training event

Commencing tomorrow and running to September 28, 2018, the Canadian Army’s Infantry School will host the 20th Annual Canadian International Sniper Concentration (CISC). The Canadian Army’s Infantry School, which is part of the Combat Training Centre at 5th Canadian Support Base Gagetown, will host military snipers from Canada, France, Ireland, the Netherlands, New Zealand, Poland, the United Kingdom, and...

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Bluedrop Procedural Hoist and External Load Trainer
Sep12

Bluedrop Procedural Hoist and External Load Trainer

Bluedrop Training & Simulation’s Rescue Hoist Training System is a fully immersive virtual training device for mission-specific external load hoisting operations. The rescue hoist training system allows the trainee to practice mission-critical skills in a safe, true-to-life environment. Trainees practice realistic rescue and hoisting operations in challenging scenarios complete with realistic cable behaviour that responds to flight dynamics and...

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CAE’s Advanced Training Solutions for Naval Forces
Aug28

CAE’s Advanced Training Solutions for Naval Forces

As a training systems integrator, CAE is ready to help prepare Royal Canadian Navy crews to operate and maintain the RCN’s existing and new fleets, and optimize their capabilities across the full-spectrum of training and operations to help ensure mission success. For the Canadian Surface Combatant (CSC) program, CAE is proud to be part of Canada’s Combat Ship Team...

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Canadian MGen Dany Fortin to be appointed Commander of new NATO Mission-Iraq
Aug24

Canadian MGen Dany Fortin to be appointed Commander of new NATO Mission-Iraq

Major-General Dany Fortin, a member of the Canadian Armed Forces, is set to be appointed as Commander of new NATO Mission-Iraq (NMI). MGen Fortin, currently the Commander of the 1st Canadian Division Headquarters in Kingston, Ontario, is expected to take up his new position in the fall where he will command NATO’s training and capacity building mission. Defence Minister...

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HMCS Ville de Québec and CH-148 Cyclone deploy on Operation REASSURANCE
Jul19

HMCS Ville de Québec and CH-148 Cyclone deploy on Operation REASSURANCE

On July 18, Her Majesty’s Canadian Ship (HMCS) Ville de Québec left Halifax, Nova Scotia in making its way to the Mediterranean Sea to aid in Operation REASSURANCE. This mission is part of Canada’s support of NATO’s assurance and deterrence measures in Central and Eastern Europe, which Canada has participated in since 2014. The Halifax-class frigate with a crew...

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