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Jim Quick: ‘The future of Canada’s space sector is in peril without urgent action’

Jim Quick: ‘The future of Canada’s space sector is in peril without urgent action’

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The Aerospace Industries Association of Canada (AIAC) recently issued its 2017 Annual Report, Looking to the Future. This report gives an overview of AIAC’s achievements last year and takes a look at the future of the aerospace industry in Canada. “We achieved important results for our members on many fronts,” writes Jim Quick, President & CEO of AIAC in...

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LGen Meinzinger takes over command of the RCAF

LGen Meinzinger takes over command of the RCAF

on 4:57 pm in Air, CAF, Featured Slider, Leadership, Recent Posts | 0 comments

In a ceremony officiated by General Jonathan Vance, Chief of the Defence Staff in Ottawa today, Lieutenant-General Al Meinzinger officially took over command of the Royal Canadian Air Force (RCAF). LGen Meinzinger is replacing the previous Commander of the RCAF, LGen Mike Hood, who retired from service. “I want to thank LGen Hood for his outstanding leadership throughout a...

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Gap Wireless to exhibit latest drone technology for public safety at OAFC 2018

Gap Wireless to exhibit latest drone technology for public safety at OAFC 2018

on 3:46 pm in Air, Featured Slider, Innovation, IT, Recent Posts, Technology, Unmanned Systems | 0 comments

As the uses of drones continue to rise, one thing that stands out about this type of aircraft is the unique and aerial perspective they provide in assessing emergency situations to enable rapid and effective response. As drone technology continues to grow, more benefits can be derived from them. For example, if equipped with thermal imaging cameras, drones can...

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EP 87: Vanguard weekly round up: latest news and updates

EP 87: Vanguard weekly round up: latest news and updates

on 10:32 am in Air, CAF, Featured Slider, Podcast, Recent Posts, Vanguard Radio | 0 comments

In this episode of Vanguard Radio, J. Richard Jones joins the show as guest host. He discusses Towed Reelable Active Passive Sonar, (TRAPS) a new program for reservists and Canada’s role in the Iraq mission. All this and more, in this episode of Vanguard Radio.  Thanks for...

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Surveillance Tech

Surveillance Tech

on 11:36 am in Air, Cyber, Featured Slider, Innovation, ISR, Recent Posts, Technology | 0 comments

When I first started OMX and created our first corporate pitch video, we started it with a 20 second fade in of the infamous Canada Arm. It was absolutely the first thing that came to mind when we went to display Canadian technology in a reel to pitch companies to source more local at the time, all Canadian tech....

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EP 85: CF-18 replacement suppliers shortlisted and marijuana legalization in the CAF

EP 85: CF-18 replacement suppliers shortlisted and marijuana legalization in the CAF

on 4:17 pm in Air, CAF, Coast Guard, Featured Slider, Podcast, Recent Posts, Vanguard Radio | 0 comments

In this episode, Canada issues a shortlist of suppliers for CF-18 replacement competition. The Canadian military is trying to decide how to handle marijuana legalization and a look at an interview with Andy Smith, Deputy Commissioner of the Canadian Coast Guard. Show Notes The Government of Canada has released a list of eligible suppliers who would be invited to...

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Operation NUNALIVUT 2018 is underway

Operation NUNALIVUT 2018 is underway

on 3:52 pm in Air, Arctic, CAF, Featured Slider, Recent Posts, Training | 0 comments

Since February 23, about 350 members of the Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) have begun participating in Operation NUNALIVUT 2018. This annual operation will continue to March 21 in Resolute Bay and Cambridge Bay, Nunavut. Commanded by Joint Task Force (North), Operation NUNALIVUT first began over ten years ago and had since included regular and reserve forces personnel from the...

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EP 82: An overview of C4ISR and Beyond 2018

EP 82: An overview of C4ISR and Beyond 2018

on 12:08 pm in Air, CAF, Cyber, Featured Slider, Innovation, Podcast, Recent Posts, Vanguard Radio | 0 comments

In this episode of Vanguard Radio, Marcello Sukhdeo talks with Michelle Currie about C4ISR and Beyond 2018 that was held on January 30th in Ottawa. Hear more about the discussions on that day, the highlights of Rear-Admiral Bishop’s and Rear-Admiral Hawco’s presentations, Weaponizing Data and Targeting. Show Notes: C4ISR and Beyond is an event produced by Vanguard magazine, that...

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EP 81: Asterix completes RCN trials and CF-18s to fly until 2032

EP 81: Asterix completes RCN trials and CF-18s to fly until 2032

on 10:37 am in Air, CAF, Featured Slider, Naval, Podcast, Recent Posts, Vanguard Radio | 0 comments

In this episode, Asterix completes Royal Canadian Navy trials, Canada’s CF-18s to fly until 2032 and Boeing gets $6.6 Billion from the Pentagon to expand missile defence. Show Notes: Canada will try to get more flying time out of its aging CF-18s with the aim to keep the jets operating for another 15 years, up to 2032. Some aerospace...

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Thales Canada Provides New Technology to Canadian Army

Thales Canada Provides New Technology to Canadian Army

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Trusted at the highest levels to help armed forces prepare, achieve and maintain tactical superiority and strategic independence over any form of threat, Thales understands the global landscape. With 2,000 employees and more than 500 suppliers, Thales Canada drives the development of new, made-in-Canada solutions that connect and equip soldiers on the battlefield, delivering information superiority and giving joint...

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