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Sandy Thomson, second Canadian engineer to receive the Sperry Award

Sandy Thomson, second Canadian engineer to receive the Sperry Award

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George A. (Sandy) Thomson, a pilot, mechanical engineer, and innovator who has led Thordon Bearings for many years, has been named the recipient of the 2019 Sperry Award.  Sandy Thomson The Sperry Award was instituted in 1955 to commemorate the life of Elmer A. Sperry, an inventor, and entrepreneur who contributed to the advancement of many modes of transportation...

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Vanguard Launches First-Ever Canadian Submarine Event

Vanguard Launches First-Ever Canadian Submarine Event

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Canada’s premier security and defence magazine, Vanguard, announced earlier today the launch of the first-ever Canadian submarine event – Deep Blue 2020 Forum. Canada is a maritime nation surrounded by three oceans. For Canada, the defence of our underwater domain and the ability to operate in the underwater domain, including the Arctic is a vital national strategic interest. Deep...

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The Royal Canadian Navy’s Canadian Leaders at Sea (CLaS) program

The Royal Canadian Navy’s Canadian Leaders at Sea (CLaS) program

on 4:24 pm in August/September 2019, Featured Slider, Leadership, Naval, Recent Posts | 0 comments

Only a few Canadians understand that Canada is a maritime nation and that the world’s maritime commons are as critical to today’s Canada as the supply convoys were to Second World War Britain. The world’s oceans cover 70 per cent of the earth’s surface and are our oldest, most economical and most utilized avenue of transportation of food, goods...

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Icebreakers and the Battle for the Arctic

Icebreakers and the Battle for the Arctic

on 4:03 pm in Arctic, August/September 2019, Coast Guard, Featured Slider, Naval, Recent Posts | 0 comments

The entrance into St. Petersburg via boat in early April would have been difficult had it not been for Russia’s famous icebreaker ships that came through a few weeks earlier and broke up the ice, opening up safe shipping lanes. Russia’s icebreaker fleet in the Baltic Sea is a significant economic asset. But there’s another region where Russia’s expanding...

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Technology, Innovation and People: AJISS Prime Contractor Thales Shares Keys to Success

Technology, Innovation and People: AJISS Prime Contractor Thales Shares Keys to Success

on 4:35 pm in August/September 2019, Featured Slider, In Service Support, Naval, Recent Posts, Sponsored | 0 comments

In 2017, the Government of Canada awarded Thales with the largest In-Service Support contract in Canada’s history. As the prime contractor for Canada’s Arctic and Offshore Patrol Ships and Joint Support Ships In-Service Support (AJISS) program for up to thirty-five years, the scope of the project includes overseeing the refit, repair and maintenance of Canada’s Arctic Patrol Ships (AOPS)...

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MARITECH facilitates discussion on attracting and retaining young professionals

MARITECH facilitates discussion on attracting and retaining young professionals

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Each year, millions of young people enter the workforce, and some go on to work in the professional field. These young adults become known as young professionals. Organizations across all industries are looking at how to attract and retain these young professionals, but it is not such an easy task. Studies have shown that professionals from the millennial generation...

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Lockheed Martin’s 3 Decades of Marine and Defence Innovation in Canada

Lockheed Martin’s 3 Decades of Marine and Defence Innovation in Canada

on 3:26 pm in August/September 2019, National Shipbuilding Strategy, Naval | 0 comments

Back in February of this year, Lockheed Martin Canada was awarded the contract for the design of Canada’s future warships and to provide the combat management system for the Canadian Surface Combatant (CSC.) A naval success story for a company that is 30 years in the making. In 1983, Lockheed Martin Canada was contracted as the combat system integrator...

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30 Years of Marine and Defence Innovation, an Interview with Gary Fudge, Lockheed Martin Canada

30 Years of Marine and Defence Innovation, an Interview with Gary Fudge, Lockheed Martin Canada

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The Canadian Surface Combatant (CSC) project was talked about and debated for a number of years. Today, the contract has been awarded and work will commence in the early 2020s with an expected delivery of the first of 15 ships by mid-2020s. In February 2019, the Government of Canada confirmed that the bid from Lockheed Martin Canada has been...

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Hands on experience with digital knowledge

Hands on experience with digital knowledge

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For almost two decades, Fleetway Inc. has been serving the Royal Canadian Navy (RCN) in various roles including the In-Service Support to the Halifax-class frigates, Integrated Logistics Support and training to the Arctic Offshore Support Ship project, and Supportability Support to the Canadian Surface Combatant project. Given this history, Fleetway is well versed in maintenance, design and performance parameters...

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Vanguard Aug/Sep 2019 Edition

Vanguard Aug/Sep 2019 Edition

on 3:13 pm in Arctic, August/September 2019, CAF, Featured Slider, National Shipbuilding Strategy, Naval, Procurement, Recent Posts | 0 comments

We are excited to share with you the August//September 2019 edition of Vanguard. In this issue, we focus on the Arctic and Naval Procurement in Canada. Read about the Arctic strategies of the U.S. and Canada, Russia’s push for icebreakers, the latest on the Canadian Surface Combatant project and more. Features include: Requirements Reconciliation of the Canadian Surface CombatantAn...

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