An interview with Steve O’Brien, CD Tactical Systems Integration Lab Lead and Joe Milligan, CD, LC4ISR Support Manager.

In the latest episode of Vanguard Radio, host J. Richard Jones is joined by Steve O’Brien, CD, Tactical Systems Integration Lab Lead and Joe Milligan, CD, LC4ISR Support Manager of General Dynamics Mission Systems-Canada.

After a 27-year career in the CAF, serving in both the Infantry and Signal Corps, Steve O’Brien retired as a Master Warrant Officer and joined GDMS-C shortly after as a Mission Specialist. He is currently the Lead for several teams that support the Tactical Systems Integration Lab and provide on-site assistance to CAF fielding trials, exercises, and deployments.

After a career with the CAF, Joe transitioned to being a Trainer with GDMS and has spent the last 20 years in a support role as an FSR and Mission Specialist with GDMS. Joe is currently the LC4ISR Field Support Manager. Joe’s teams support delivery, deployment, and operation of LC4ISR products to CAF as well as other nations.

General Dynamics Mission Systems–Canada is a global defence and aerospace company with a worldwide reputation for excellence. In Canada, their operations focus on the delivery and support of C4ISR solutions for the Canadian Armed Forces and allied forces worldwide. They are proud to have been a partner with the Canadian government, industry colleagues, indigenous partners, and SMEs in developing and delivering innovative products and services for over 75 years in Canada. Through continuous engagement they have built a critical understanding of user needs and are confidently providing the capabilities necessary to support mission success today and into the future.

In this episode:

  • What do the new LC4ISR contracts mean for Canada and their soldiers?
  • How has the technology evolved with General Dynamics?
  • How is GD arming our forces with the tech they need today and tomorrow?
  • And more!