Technology Enabled Learning – Not Just About Technology
May20

Technology Enabled Learning – Not Just About Technology

Training and Simulation in military and defence is in constant evolution mainly due to advancements of technologies that can be adapted from adjacent markets. Training and Simulation is an integral part of military training and we are hearing more and more about Technology Enabled Learning and its potential benefits. As a backdrop, digital transformation is progressing and still requires...

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Navigating through COVID-19 in the defence industry
May14

Navigating through COVID-19 in the defence industry

We are living in an unprecedented time, a time in which a virus has wreaked havoc and caused severe disruption in all facets of life. The coronavirus has put a halt to “normal” life as we know it. Workplaces, schools, events, restaurants, and even defence operations have all been curtailed. The economy has taken a severe blow that will...

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Vanguard April/May 2020: FAcT, Simulation and COVID-19
May13

Vanguard April/May 2020: FAcT, Simulation and COVID-19

We are excited to share with you the April/May 2020 issue of Vanguard. In this edition, we focus on training and simulation with an update on FAcT, and articles relating to COVID-19. Articles include: Technology Enabled Learning – Not Just About TechnologyBy Jean-Claude Siew FAcT is Foundational to the Future RCAFInterview with Col PJW Saunders, Director Air Simulation and...

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Facts about FAcT with Amy Gowder, Lockheed Martin Canada
Jan27

Facts about FAcT with Amy Gowder, Lockheed Martin Canada

As Canada continues to ramp up for the execution of the Future Aircrew Training program (FAcT), the shortlist of qualified suppliers is getting ready for the release of the RFP. One such supplier is Lockheed Martin Canada. In this episode of Vanguard Radio, J. Richard Jones talks with Amy Gowder, Vice President and General Manager for Lockheed Martin’s Training...

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Canada completes fourth Air Task Force deployment in Romania
Jan03

Canada completes fourth Air Task Force deployment in Romania

About 135 Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) personnel and five CF-188 Super Hornets will return home some time this month after performing a four-month NATO enhanced Air Policing mission in Romania. Canada’s Air Task Force (ATF)-Romania consists of members of the 401 Tactical Fighter Squadron and other personnel from 2 Air Expeditionary Wing, 3 Wing Bagotville, and 19 Wing Comox....

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Snowbirds and their jets to return to Canada after the crash in Georgia
Nov27

Snowbirds and their jets to return to Canada after the crash in Georgia

On October 13, a CT-114 Tutor aircraft from the Canadian Armed Forces Air Demonstration Team (Snowbirds) crashed on its way to the Atlanta Air Show that was being held at the Atlanta Motor Speedway in Hampton, Georgia. Luckily, the pilot Captain Kevin Domon-Grenier ejected successfully before the accident and escaped with minor injuries.  According to the investigator’s report, the...

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