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RPAS to Detect, Identify and Track Targets

RPAS to Detect, Identify and Track Targets

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Through Initiatives 50 and 91 of Strong, Secure, Engaged, Canada is looking at acquiring Remotely Piloted Aircraft System (RPAS) capability to perform precision strikes to support Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) domestic and international operations. In May this year, Canada invited potential suppliers to submit their proposals. L3 Technologies MAS Inc. and the United States Government and General Atomics Aeronautical...

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AIAC Charts Path for the Future of Aerospace with Vision 2025

AIAC Charts Path for the Future of Aerospace with Vision 2025

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One year ago, the Aerospace Industries Association of Canada (AIAC) launched Vision 2025, our industry-led initiative to start a new dialogue between government, stakeholders, industry and the public, about the future of Canada’s aerospace sector. Together with Vision 2025 Chair, Former Premier and Deputy Prime Minister Jean Charest, we travelled the country consulting with all aspects of Canada’s aerospace...

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The F-35 Lightning II, a Strategic Asset

The F-35 Lightning II, a Strategic Asset

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In The Lords of Strategy: The Secret Intellectual History of the New Corporate World, author Walter Kiechel III traces the evolution of corporate strategy from its beginnings to the global financial collapse of 2008. That so many financially minded strategy “experts” seem to have gotten everything so very wrong in the lead up to the collapse motivated Kiechel to...

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FAcT to Deliver Relevant, Flexible and Effective Aircrew Training Solution

FAcT to Deliver Relevant, Flexible and Effective Aircrew Training Solution

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An interview with Colonel Pete Saunders, Director of Air Simulation and Training, Royal Canadian Air Force In February 2016, the Future Aircrew Training program was granted a broader scope to include current Air Combat Systems Officers (ACSO) and Airborne Electronic Sensor Operators, otherwise known as AES Ops. As a result, the “Future Pilot Training Project” was renamed Future Aircrew...

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SkyAlyne: A True Canadian Collaboration for FAcT

SkyAlyne: A True Canadian Collaboration for FAcT

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In May 2018, CAE and KF Aerospace joined together to form SkyAlyne Canada – a 50/50 joint venture to focus on developing and delivering military pilot and aircraft training in Canada. These two companies currently deliver all phases of pilot training to the Royal Canadian Air Force through the NATO Flying Training in Canada (NFTC) program and the Contracted...

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Veterans, Space and Equipping the CAF

Veterans, Space and Equipping the CAF

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Over the years, millions of men and women have placed their lives on the line to protect their country and fellow citizens from the act of war, military combat and armed conflicts. Of these brave men and women, many did not make it back, and those that did suffer from the atrocities of war. In Canada, there are about...

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Vanguard Oct/Nov 2019 Edition

Vanguard Oct/Nov 2019 Edition

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We are excited to share with you the October/November 2019 edition of Vanguard. In this issue, read more about FAcT and RPAS as Canada continues to equip the Canadian Armed Forces, the Space Problem, and the future of Aerospace in Canada. Articles include:FAcT to Deliver Relevant, Flexible and Effective Aircrew Training Solution An interview with Colonel Pete Saunders, Director...

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Airbus pulls out of Canada’s future fighter competition

Airbus pulls out of Canada’s future fighter competition

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Last Friday, the Government of Canada was officially informed that the Eurofighter Typhoon will no longer be in the running as a contender for the next-gen fighters for Canada. The United Kingdom’s Ministry of Defence (UK MoD) and Airbus Defence and Space decided to withdraw from Canada’s Future Fighter Capability Project (FFCP) after conducting a “detailed review of the...

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Canada to modernize and grow its CH-149 Cormorant fleet

Canada to modernize and grow its CH-149 Cormorant fleet

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As part of its undertaking in equipping the Canadian Armed Forces through defence policy Strong, Secure, Engaged, Canada is investing in the search and rescue fleet of CH-149 Cormorant helicopters.  Recently in Comox, British Columbia, Defence Minister Harjit S. Sajjan announced that the CH-149 fleet will “receive at least two additional helicopters and be upgraded to extend its life to...

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Game Changer: James Castle, CEO, President & Founder, Terranova Aerospace

Game Changer: James Castle, CEO, President & Founder, Terranova Aerospace

on 3:47 pm in Air, August/September 2019, Featured Slider, Game Changers, Recent Posts | 0 comments

James Castle started his career in the defence and security industry over 20 years ago as an Emergency Manager in Ontario and was trained as an Incident Commander by the Toronto Police Service, Public Order Unit. While working in this industry, he came to realize the tremendous opportunity of how innovative technologies in drones, AI, and cybersecurity can improve...

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