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Bluedrop’s Rear Crew Mission Trainer – a fully immersive virtual trainer

Bluedrop’s Rear Crew Mission Trainer – a fully immersive virtual trainer

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With substantial cost savings over live training, virtual training has been increasing in popularity globally, especially in the military sector. The advantage that virtual training brings though, is not only limited to cost benefits, it also provides safety for the crew, improved navigation, the growth of skills, improved communications, less operational risks, data capture and improved user performance. It...

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Forget everything you know about HF

Forget everything you know about HF

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By Thaddeus Zeglen It’s ancient, hard to use, has limited bandwidth and requires huge black boxes. Its reliability and throughput issues make it greatly inferior to SATCOM for data communications. When you’re talking about high-frequency (HF) communications, you’re also talking about low expectations. These are typical associations with HF technology in the age of SATCOM – so it might...

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CAE celebrates 70 years of innovation

CAE celebrates 70 years of innovation

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As a global leader in training for the civil aviation, defence and security, and healthcare markets, CAE is continuing to help define global training standards through its innovative virtual-to-live training solutions. These solutions make flying safer, maintain defence force readiness and enhance patient safety. With 8,000 employees, 160 sites and training locations in over 35 countries, CAE trains more...

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Defence platform sustainment: From Traditional options to UK’s PPPs and to JSF International Scheme

Defence platform sustainment: From Traditional options to UK’s PPPs and to JSF International Scheme

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By Ugurhan G. Berkok A rule of thumb for the sustainment cost of military platforms is that the sustainment-acquisition costs ratio is in the order of two to three – more like three for land systems and then two for air and naval systems. Beyond such budgetary implications, since sustainment is as crucial an input as the equipment itself...

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Gap Wireless expands to Western Canada

Gap Wireless expands to Western Canada

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Gap Wireless announced earlier today that it is expanding its business by opening an 8,000 square foot warehouse in Calgary, Alberta. This new centre will support the company’s distribution business in Western Canada. As a leading distributor of products and services for the mobile broadband and wireless markets, Gap Wireless’ new facility, which is located in close proximity to...

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Canada’s Defence Policy aims to increase spending by 70 per cent in 10 years

Canada’s Defence Policy aims to increase spending by 70 per cent in 10 years

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Strong, Secure, Engaged – are words that will undoubtedly be spoken many times in the next few years. That’s the theme of Canada’s new defence policy – “a new vision and approach to defence” – issued by the Liberal government. Earlier today, Canada’s Defence Policy was unveiled after numerous setbacks and delays with the aim of ensuring Canada is:...

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EP 54: Interview with Lee Obst, Rockwell Collins Canada

EP 54: Interview with Lee Obst, Rockwell Collins Canada

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In this show, you’ll hear from Lee Obst, President and Managing Director at Rockwell Collins Canada. Terri Pavelic, Editor-in-Chief of Vanguard spoke with Lee a few days ago during their open house event in Ottawa.     Rockwell Collins is multinational company headquartered in Cedar Rapids, Iowa providing avionics and information technology systems and services to governmental agencies and...

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Lockheed Martin invests in four companies as part of its ITB obligations

Lockheed Martin invests in four companies as part of its ITB obligations

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Through its Industrial and Technological Benefits (ITB) obligations, Lockheed Martin is investing in four SMEs in Canada. The news was announced today in Ottawa by the Honourable Navdeep Bains, Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development, at CANSEC, Canada’s premier defence and security trade show. “The investments that result from the Government of Canada’s Industrial and Technological Benefits Policy...

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EP 51: Committee calls for scraping the purchase of the Super Hornets

EP 51: Committee calls for scraping the purchase of the Super Hornets

on 2:50 pm in Air, Defence budget, Featured Slider, Podcast, Recent Posts, Vanguard Radio | 0 comments

In this show, Marcello Sukhdeo talks about the call by the Senate’s defence committee to scrap the purchase of Boeing Super Hornets, also he touches on the grilling of Defence Minister Sajjan and developing the super soldier. Show Notes: The Senate’s defence committee is recommending that the Trudeau government forget about buying an interim fleet of Boeing’s Super Hornet...

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Flight of the drones

Flight of the drones

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Earlier this year, the US Department of Defense released a video of its 104 micro UAVs, swarming in the skies over the Naval Air Weapons Station China Lake in California while collectively making decisions together. The battery-powered 3D printed Perdix UAVs – which are based entirely on commercial components used in smartphones – began as an MIT student project...

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