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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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CBC entrusts Hunter to deliver its content

CBC entrusts Hunter to deliver its content

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Sitting in front of your television watching The National or an episode from The Detectives, you may not realize that the communications system that makes possible CBC’s broadcast is from a Canadian company, which started with just one man in late 2001. As with many successful global companies that began with one individual, Brent Perrott, at the turn of...

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PwC Report: Lockheed Martin contributed $3.8B in GDP to Canada in the last decade

PwC Report: Lockheed Martin contributed $3.8B in GDP to Canada in the last decade

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A new study conducted by Pricewaterhouse-Coopers (PwC) LLP, spanning ten years from 2008 to 2017, found that Lockheed Martin created billions of dollars in economic impact to Canada. The report, Lockheed Martin Study of Economic Impact in Canada, reveals that “Lockheed Martin Canada’s operating activities, as well as purchases made by Lockheed Martin Corporation, have generated and facilitated substantial...

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EP 90: Lee Obst shares what to expect from Rockwell Collins Canada at CANSEC 2018

EP 90: Lee Obst shares what to expect from Rockwell Collins Canada at CANSEC 2018

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In this episode, J. Richard Jones talks with Lee Obst, President and Managing Director of Rockwell Collins in Canada. Since 2011, Lee has been serving in his current role in overseeing the Canadian operations and production facilities. Prior to joining Rockwell Collins in 2000, Lee served for 21 years as a test pilot and fighter pilot in the Royal...

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Digital Edition – April/May 2018

Digital Edition – April/May 2018

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We are excited to share with you the April/May 2018 issue of Vanguard. In this edition, we share stories on Army, Air Force and Navy, along with policy, cybersecurity, and deterrence. From the cover story of the CF-18 replacement options to cyber forensics, this issue is packed with insightful and thought-provoking articles: CF 18 Replacement: To remain true north,...

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CF-18, Anti-Bribery and Cyber Forensics

CF-18, Anti-Bribery and Cyber Forensics

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I just returned from the 2018 Canadian Armed Forces Outlooks hosted by the Canadian Association of Defence and Security Industries (CADSI), held recently in Ottawa. This is CADSI’s second largest event after CANSEC. The buzz and excitement at this conference were indeed uplifting to see as the government unfolds its defence policy – Strong, Secure, Engaged. The sessions were...

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