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Interview with Colonel Jason Kenny, Director of Air Requirements, RCAF

Interview with Colonel Jason Kenny, Director of Air Requirements, RCAF

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In 1993, under the Regular Officer Training Plan, Colonel Kenny joined the Canadian Armed Forces. He attended le Collège Militaire Royale de St-Jean and later graduated from the Royal Military College of Canada at Kingston with a Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration. By the end of 1999, he completed his pilot training and began serving with 415 Maritime...

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Game Changer: Joe Armstrong, Vice President & General Manager, CAE

Game Changer: Joe Armstrong, Vice President & General Manager, CAE

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It was during the time he was undertaking his masters degree program that Joe Armstrong began his career in the Aerospace and Defence industry, some 20 years ago. “I had the good fortune of being in ‘the right place at the right time’ at the beginning of a joint Canadian Forces, Academia, and Industrial research program,” he said. This...

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‘World-Class Pilot Training’ Right In Canada’s Backyard

‘World-Class Pilot Training’ Right In Canada’s Backyard

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Canada has a world-class training program to prepare future pilots for its Air Force. Becoming a Royal Canadian Air Force (RCAF) pilot requires a great deal of commitment and discipline, going through different flight training phases, both in the air and on the ground. It involves training in different locations across several time zones in adverse weather conditions for...

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Canada to obtain 10,000 units of the illumination flares for search and rescue

Canada to obtain 10,000 units of the illumination flares for search and rescue

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The Government of Canada has contracted Magellan Aerospace Corporation to provide LUU-2 illumination flares for the Royal Canadian Air Force (RCAF). The LUU-2 is an air-deployed high-intensity illumination flare, which the RCAF will use to support night-time search and rescue operations. The flares can produce up to 1.8 million candlepower of visual illumination for five minutes, according to a...

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Feb/Mar 2019 Edition: Shipbuilding, Pilot Training and ISS

Feb/Mar 2019 Edition: Shipbuilding, Pilot Training and ISS

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We are happy to announce that the February/March issue of Vanguard is now available. Built on the theme of shipbuilding and ISS, this edition carries features on the future HMCS Harry DeWolf, national shipbuilding plans of Canada and Australia, and lessons from In-Service Support. Articles: The future HMCS Harry DeWolf, an interview with Cdr Corey L. E. Gleason By...

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

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

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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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Part 1: The evolution of pilot training. An interview with Joe Armstrong, CAE Canada

Part 1: The evolution of pilot training. An interview with Joe Armstrong, CAE Canada

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In this episode of Vanguard Radio, J. Richard Jones talks with a very special guest, 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. Of these markets, Joe is responsible for leading CAE’s Defence & Security business in Canada. His portfolio spans...

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Dedrone solutions distributed by Gap Wireless protect against unauthorized drones

Dedrone solutions distributed by Gap Wireless protect against unauthorized drones

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In an era of advanced Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) innovation, government, military, and correctional facilities are all facing new challenges posed by terrorists, spies, and smugglers who are enlisting the use of drones for illegal activity. Dedrone, a California-based company, has emerged as the international market and technology leader in drone detection. Dedrone provides an automatic, integrated, and self-contained...

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

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

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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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Lockheed Martin Canada and L3 MAS to ‘offer a fully integrated, innovative and low-risk solution’ for Future Aircrew Training Project

Lockheed Martin Canada and L3 MAS to ‘offer a fully integrated, innovative and low-risk solution’ for Future Aircrew Training Project

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On December 13, Lockheed Martin Canada and L3 MAS announced that they have teamed up to offer a military aircrew training solution for the Future Aircrew Training (FAcT) project. Through this project, the Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) will receive aircrew training for its military pilots, Air Combat Systems Officers and Airborne Electronic Sensor Operators. “Lockheed Martin Canada is excited...

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