Lee Obst from Collins Aerospace talks about their offerings for Canada
May27

Lee Obst from Collins Aerospace talks about their offerings for Canada

J. Richard Jones, host of Vanguard Radio talks with Johnathon (Lee) Obst, President and Managing Director, Rockwell Collins Canada, a Collins Aerospace Company, of the capabilities of the newly formed company. Lee Obst Lee joined Collins Aerospace (formerly Rockwell Collins) in 2000 as a Program Manager in the Government Systems Airborne Solutions portfolio and shortly afterwards transitioned in to...

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Changing the way people think of training. Interview with Jean-Claude Siew, Bluedrop
May27

Changing the way people think of training. Interview with Jean-Claude Siew, Bluedrop

In this episode of Vanguard Radio, J. Richard Jones talks with Jean-Claude Siew, Vice President for Technology and Simulation for Bluedrop Training & Simulation Inc. Jean-Claude Siew Jean-Claude has a deep understanding of training and simulation and management leadership, which he accumulated over 20 years of working in the aerospace and defence industry. He has a strong focus on...

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Canada renews commitment to the Multinational Force and Observers in the Sinai Peninsula
Apr25

Canada renews commitment to the Multinational Force and Observers in the Sinai Peninsula

Canada’s contribution to the Multinational Force and Observers (MFO) in the Sinai Peninsula through Operation CALUMET, has been extended to March 31, 2022. The announcement was made earlier today by Minister of National Defence, Harjit S. Sajjan and Minister of Foreign Affairs, Chrystia Freeland. “The renewal of Operation CALUMET demonstrates Canada’s long-standing support to peace support operations in the...

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BALANCE: A new Physical Performance Strategy for the CAF
Apr23

BALANCE: A new Physical Performance Strategy for the CAF

BALANCE – that’s the name of the new Physical Performance Strategy of the Canadian Armed Forces (CAF), which was launched by the Chief of the Defence Staff, General Jonathan Vance. According to a press release, the purpose of this plan is to provide CAF leaders with the “tools to promote a culture of fitness and improve the physical performance...

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HMCS Regina seizes over 2,500 kg of hashish off the coast of Oman
Apr10

HMCS Regina seizes over 2,500 kg of hashish off the coast of Oman

During its deployment in the Indian Ocean on April 6, 2019, Her Majesty’s Canadian Ship (HMCS) Regina seized 2,569 kilograms of hashish, a drug made from the resin of the cannabis plant. HMCS Regina made this seizure as part of Operation ARTEMIS – the Canadian Armed Forces’ ongoing contribution to Middle Eastern and East African waters – to counter-terrorism...

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Canada increases contribution to Operation ARTEMIS
Apr02

Canada increases contribution to Operation ARTEMIS

Operation ARTEMIS, the Canadian Armed Forces’ (CAF) ongoing contribution to counter-terrorism and maritime security operations in Middle Eastern and East African waters recently received a boost. The Canadian-led Combined Task Force 150 (CTF 150), a task force under Combined Maritime Forces of 33 nations, was joined by Her Majesty’s Canadian Ship (HMCS) Regina, Naval Replenishment Unit (NRU) Asterix, and...

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