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NATO Communications and Information Agency selects Compusult for GIS Increment 3 project

NATO Communications and Information Agency selects Compusult for GIS Increment 3 project

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Earlier this month, Compusult Limited was selected by the NATO Communications and Information Agency (NCIA), to deliver the upgrade of the Geographical Information Service Increment 3 (Core GIS Incr. 3) project. Core GIS Incr. 3 is the “third increment of NATO’s Core GIS capability and will provide state-of-the-art geospatial information services,” a press release from the company states. This...

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RCAF marks the 78th anniversary of the Battle of Britain with a parade

RCAF marks the 78th anniversary of the Battle of Britain with a parade

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At a ceremony held yesterday at the Gatineau-Ottawa Executive Airport in Gatineau, Quebec, the Royal Canadian Air Force (RCAF) marked the 78th anniversary of the Battle of Britain. The Battle of Britain was fought from July to October 1940. That summer “was a dark time for the Allied Forces during the Second World War. A large portion of continental...

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A CP-140 Aurora on its last trip

A CP-140 Aurora on its last trip

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If you are living or travelling along the Trans-Canada highway between Halifax, NS and Trenton, ON, you will be in for an unusual treat while experiencing some travel delays. A dismantled CP-140 Aurora, originating from 14 Wing Greenwood, is in the process of being transported by road from Halifax and is expected to arrive at the National Air Force...

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EP 93: Drone intrusion defence, Interview with Marc Bouvrette

EP 93: Drone intrusion defence, Interview with Marc Bouvrette

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Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) technology has evolved significantly over the past decade, with innovative new drones hitting the enterprise and consumer market regularly. While the focus has been primarily on how drones can be used to enhance enterprise applications — everything from Public Safety applications, to military deployments, hydro and telecom infrastructure inspections, and even to agriculture — there...

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

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

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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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L3 MAS provides test pylon for Pratt & Whitney’s PW800 engine

L3 MAS provides test pylon for Pratt & Whitney’s PW800 engine

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L3 MAS delivered a modified experimental engine pylon to Pratt & Whitney Canada, according to an announcement made today. Previously designed and manufactured by L3 MAS for the PW814 engine, the pylon has now been altered to test the PurePower® PW800 engine. Jacques Comtois, Vice President and General Manager of L3 MAS, said that they worked “hand in hand...

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Space Capabilities: June/July 2018 issue

Space Capabilities: June/July 2018 issue

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We are excited to share with you the June/July issue of Vanguard. In this issue, we have an interview with Colonel Cameron Stoltz, Director of Space Requirements, Royal Canadian Air Force. Other stories in this issue: UK’s combat-close PPPs: Multi-role tanker capability By Ugurhan G. Berkok Walls have ears: Why culture and process matter in improving cyber security By...

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Canada sends 1,000 personnel to RIMPAC 2018

Canada sends 1,000 personnel to RIMPAC 2018

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This year’s Exercise Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC), the world’s largest international maritime exercise, will take place from June 27 to August 2. More than 1,000 Canadian sailors, soldiers, and aviators are set to join 24,000 personnel from 25 nations for RIMPAC, which will take place in and around the Hawaiian Islands and Southern California. The largest part of...

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Game Changer: Erinn van Wynsberghe, President & CEO, VanWyn Aerospace Logistics

Game Changer: Erinn van Wynsberghe, President & CEO, VanWyn Aerospace Logistics

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Vanguard’s latest Game Changer is Erinn van Wynsberghe. He founded VanWyn Aerospace Logistics a few years ago by developing a concept. “My start-up company’s project began when I developed the concept of a high-altitude, geostationary payload platform as part of my graduate thesis,” he said. He went on to relate that it started out as a theoretical project in...

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CANSEC 2018: A hub for leading-edge technology for military

CANSEC 2018: A hub for leading-edge technology for military

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As the principal defence event in Canada, CANSEC 2018 started with a buzz revolving around the announcement made on the first day by Minister of National Defence, Harjit Sajjan. During his keynote address, Minister Sajjan announced a new Defence Investment Plan, which is an add-on to the new Defence Policy that was announced last year, Strong, Secure, Engaged. This...

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