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Oct/Nov 2017 issue: Canada’s next submarine

Oct/Nov 2017 issue: Canada’s next submarine

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For almost a decade, Vanguard has the unique opportunity to partner with DEFSEC Atlantic. DEFSEC Atlantic is the second-largest defence event in Canada that is held each year in Halifax, Nova Scotia. With what started out as a small show, DEFSEC has grown into an event that attracts over 1,000 people every year from Canada and beyond. At the...

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EP 66: Game Changer Jim Quick and US not to defend Canada

EP 66: Game Changer Jim Quick and US not to defend Canada

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In this episode, Marcello Sukhdeo talks about Vanguard’s Game Changer series focusing on our latest Game Changer Jim Quick from AIAC and U.S. policy directs the American military not to defend Canada if it is targeted in a ballistic missile...

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Game Changer: John Mannarino, President, Mannarino Systems & Software Inc.

Game Changer: John Mannarino, President, Mannarino Systems & Software Inc.

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Meet John Mannarino, Vanguard’s latest Game Changer. John is the President of Mannarino Systems & Software Inc. About 18 years ago, he started out in the defence industry as a control system engineer at a gas turbine engine OEM in Montreal. His first seven years were spent in engineering including design, analysis, modeling, testing & certification.  “This was great...

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EP 65: Ukraine peacekeeping, Boeing and Bombardier battle and North Korea issues new warnings

EP 65: Ukraine peacekeeping, Boeing and Bombardier battle and North Korea issues new warnings

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In this episode, the Russian President is opened to the idea of having UN peacekeepers in Ukraine, also the U.K. Prime Minister asked U.S. President Donald Trump to intervene in a court dispute between Boeing and Bombardier. And lastly, North Korea issued warnings of “forthcoming measures” against the United States after the latest round of sanctions was announced. Show...

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Game Changer: Jim Quick, President and CEO of AIAC

Game Changer: Jim Quick, President and CEO of AIAC

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In June 2011, Jim Quick moved into his current position as the President and CEO of Aerospace Industries Association of Canada (AIAC), after spending a few years in the chemical industry. Making that transition to the aerospace industry, Jim quickly realized that “every day is different with new opportunities and challenges.” But not only that, “each day you get...

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EP 64: Another delay for CSC and aerospace companies call on PM to move on Super Hornets

EP 64: Another delay for CSC and aerospace companies call on PM to move on Super Hornets

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In this episode of Vanguard Radio, Canada sends a CC130J to Texas to aid in Hurricane Harvey relief efforts, another delay for the Canadian Surface Combatant project, and Canadian-based aerospace companies are calling on the Prime Minister to stop blocking the purchase of the Super Hornet fighter jets. Show Notes: A Royal Canadian Air Force CC130J Hercules left Canada...

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Trudeau says no change to defence shield and Afghanistan issues

Trudeau says no change to defence shield and Afghanistan issues

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Prime Minister Justin Trudeau made it clear that the Liberal government will not change its stance about signing onto the continental ballistic missile defence shield and sending troops back into Afghanistan. Speaking to reporters in Montreal yesterday, the Prime Minister said his government will always make decisions that are best for Canadians. “And our long-standing positions on those two...

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EP 61: NATO Air Policing, and the latest news from Lockheed Martin and Thales

EP 61: NATO Air Policing, and the latest news from Lockheed Martin and Thales

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In this Vanguard Radio, CAF to deploy team for NATO Air Policing, Lockheed Martin completes its Industrial Regional Benefits commitments and Thales has been awarded the AJISS contact for up to 35 years. Show Notes Four CF-18 Hornets and over 130 Canadian Armed Forces personnel will participate in NATO Air Policing in Romania from September to December 2017. NATO...

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CAF to participate in NATO Air Policing in Romania

CAF to participate in NATO Air Policing in Romania

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Four Royal Canadian Air Force (RCAF) CF-18 Hornets and over 130 Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) personnel will participate in NATO Air Policing in Romania from September to December 2017. NATO Air Policing is part of Operation REASSURANCE, which since 2014, the CAF has participated in to support NATO assurance and deterrence measures in Europe. These measures demonstrate the Allies...

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Lockheed Martin completes IRB commitments for CC-130J

Lockheed Martin completes IRB commitments for CC-130J

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Lockheed Martin announced recently, the completion of its Industrial Regional Benefits (IRB) commitments, valued at $1.4 billion for the Aircraft Capability Project – Tactical (ACP-T) program. This contract was awarded in December 2007, for 17 CC-130J Super Hercules to replace the CC-130E Hercules aircraft fleet. Completed one year ahead of plan, the global security and aerospace company met all its...

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