Keeping defence forces on the cutting edge of technology, interview with Ken Peterman, Viasat
Apr12

Keeping defence forces on the cutting edge of technology, interview with Ken Peterman, Viasat

In this episode of Vanguard Radio, J. Richard Jones talks with Ken Peterman, President, Government Systems at Viasat, a global communications company. For more than 30 years, Viasat has helped shape how consumers, businesses, governments and militaries around the world communicate.  Ken Peterman, President, Government Systems, Viasat In April 2013, Ken joined Viasat as Vice President, Government Systems. Just over a year later in June 2014, he was appointed Senior...

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Part 2: The evolution of pilot training. An interview with Joe Armstrong, CAE Canada
Feb20

Part 2: The evolution of pilot training. An interview with Joe Armstrong, CAE Canada

In this second part, J. Richard Jones continues his discussion with Joe Armstrong, Vice‐President & General Manager of CAE Canada. CAE is a worldwide leader in training for the civil aviation, defence and security, and healthcare markets. Hear more about CAE’s MAD XR technology, which was developed jointly with DRDC and NRC. The future of pilot training and technologies...

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Mike Whalley and Jake Jacobson of Babcock talk submarines, aerial firefighting and expansion in Canada
Dec20

Mike Whalley and Jake Jacobson of Babcock talk submarines, aerial firefighting and expansion in Canada

Since 2008, Babcock has been operating in Canada in working with committed experts to design, build, manage, operate and maintain assets vital to the delivery of critical public services. Globally, the company is a 35,000-strong organization, which helps customers around the world to improve the capability, reliability and availability of their most critical assets within the key market sectors...

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Wounded Warriors raises awareness of PTSD and mental health issues with bike rides
Dec19

Wounded Warriors raises awareness of PTSD and mental health issues with bike rides

In this episode of Vanguard Radio, J. Richard Jones talks with Astrid Neuland, Business Development Executive at Thales Canada. Astrid is an active volunteer at Wounded Warriors Canada, an organization that is dedicated to honour and support Canada’s ill and injured Canadian Armed Forces members, veterans, first responders and their families. Wounded Warriors Canada Birth of a Nation bike...

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Calian re-wins the Training and Support Services Contract, an interview with Kevin Ford
Dec06

Calian re-wins the Training and Support Services Contract, an interview with Kevin Ford

Calian, a provider of business and technology services and solutions to industry, public and government in the health, training, engineering and IT services domains and also in satellite networks, recently announced that it has been selected to deliver a significant training contract for the Department of National Defence and the Canadian Army Simulation Centre. The Training and Support Services...

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EP 94: The future of search and rescue is here
Nov23

EP 94: The future of search and rescue is here

In the show today, J. Richard Jones talks with Simon Olsen, Director of Business Development for Strategy and Partnerships at Sentient Vision. Hear about Simon’s perspective on the future of marine search and rescue for Canadians, the challenges officers are facing when it comes to water defence and marine SAR and new technologies to consider. He also shares his...

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