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Alion confirms submission of its RFP for CSC

Alion confirms submission of its RFP for CSC

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Alion Science and Technology, along with its subsidiary Alion Canada, recently confirmed the submission of their proposal for the Canadian Surface Combatant program. Their solution, according to Bruce Samuelsen, Chief Operating Officer for Alion is one that “delivers an effective, affordable, production-ready 21st-century naval capability to meet Canada’s defence needs.” Samuelsen said that Alion’s offering is focused on affordability,...

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Naval Group and Fincantieri submit RFP for CSC

Naval Group and Fincantieri submit RFP for CSC

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Naval Group and Fincantieri presented an RFP to the Government of Canada for an “off-the-shelf” design for the future Canadian Surface Combatant. The French and Italian world-class shipbuilders are supported by both their governments in providing a “sea-proven solution based on the FREMM frigate design” for CSC for the Royal Canadian Navy. If selected, the ships would be built...

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Vanguard announces Shipbuilding Technology Forum 2018

Vanguard announces Shipbuilding Technology Forum 2018

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Vanguard is gearing up to host the Shipbuilding Technology Forum 2018. This is an annual event that is produced by Vanguard Magazine to facilitate a discussion between government, military and industry. Scheduled for March 1, 2018, the Shipbuilding Technology Forum will be held at the Shaw Centre in Ottawa. This one-day conference is intended to showcase emerging technologies, address...

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Navantia-led team submits proposal for CSC

Navantia-led team submits proposal for CSC

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As we draw to the closure of the deadline for the submission of the request for proposals for the Canadian Surface Combatant (CSC) program, the Navantia team has made an announcement of the submission of its proposal. The team, which is led by Navantia is comprised of Saab Australia which will deliver the Combat Systems Integrator (CSI) and CEA...

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Canada’s Combat Ship Team submits proposal for CSC

Canada’s Combat Ship Team submits proposal for CSC

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With just under two days remaining before the deadline for the submission of Request for Proposals (RFP) for the design of the Canadian Surface Combatant fleet, Canada’s Combat Ship Team has announced the delivery of its proposal. Comprising of BAE Systems, CAE, Lockheed Martin Canada, L3 Technologies, MDA and Ultra Electronics, Canada’s Combat Ship Team’s proposal is focused on...

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Operation CARIBBE seizes over 1300 kilos of cocaine in less than two weeks

Operation CARIBBE seizes over 1300 kilos of cocaine in less than two weeks

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Over the past few weeks, the Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) Maritime Coastal Defence Vessels deployed on Operation CARIBBE in the Eastern Pacific Ocean and the Caribbean Sea, have intercepted and seized large quantities of illicit drugs. Working in partnership with the United States Coast Guard (USCG), Her Majesty Canadian Ship (HMCS) Moncton on November 11, 2017, stopped a suspect...

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Dashboard: Canada – a maritime nation since 1867

Dashboard: Canada – a maritime nation since 1867

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In this Dashboard, we take a look at the timeline of Canada’s progression as a maritime nation since Confederation. Click on the image to download the high-resolution version of this...

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Interview with Allan Weldon, DND on the cost estimate for CSC

Interview with Allan Weldon, DND on the cost estimate for CSC

on 1:53 pm in CAF, Defence budget, Featured Slider, National Shipbuilding Strategy, Naval, Procurement, Recent Posts | 0 comments

As a former Naval Reserve, Allan Weldon joined National Defence in 1990. Since that time, he has served in a series of positions of increasing responsibility within the Finance Branch, as well as spending time within both the Canadian Army and the Information Management Branch. In 2011, because of the Chief Financial Officer realignment initiative, he became Director Costing...

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Oct/Nov 2017 issue: Canada’s next submarine

Oct/Nov 2017 issue: Canada’s next submarine

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For almost a decade, Vanguard has the unique opportunity to partner with DEFSEC Atlantic. DEFSEC Atlantic is the second-largest defence event in Canada that is held each year in Halifax, Nova Scotia. With what started out as a small show, DEFSEC has grown into an event that attracts over 1,000 people every year from Canada and beyond. At the...

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Wastewater Treatment and Canadian Military Operations

Wastewater Treatment and Canadian Military Operations

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By Nicole A. Poirier, Eng., Ph.D., FCAE In June 2017, the Government of Canada announced as part of its widely awaited new Defence Policy that it will grow defence spending over the next 10 years from $18.9 billion in 2016-17 to $32.7 billion in 2026-27. Following this welcome announcement, a flurry of headlines emerged related to improved capabilities and...

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