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HMCS Winnipeg and Ottawa return from Asia-Pacific

HMCS Winnipeg and Ottawa return from Asia-Pacific

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Her Majesty’s Canadian Ships (HMCS) Winnipeg and Ottawa returned recently to Canada after a five-month deployment in the Asia-Pacific on POSEIDON CUTLASS 17. POSEIDON CUTLASS 17 provided an opportunity for over 430 personnel from the Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) to engage in numerous exercises with regional partner navies, like the Royal Australian Navy, the Chilean Navy, the French Navy,...

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$12.6 million contract awarded to dispose of the HMCS Preserver and CFAV Quest

$12.6 million contract awarded to dispose of the HMCS Preserver and CFAV Quest

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Acting Minister of Public Services and Procurement, Jim Carr, announced today the award of a contract to Marine Recycling Corporation for $12.6 million to dispose of two Royal Canadian Navy’s (RCN) ships. HMCS Preserver and CFAV Quest, which were both put out of service last year are expected to be completely dismantled by the summer of 2019 at the...

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Davie unveils interim AOR ship for the RCN, the MV Asterix

Davie unveils interim AOR ship for the RCN, the MV Asterix

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In an elaborate ceremony yesterday in Levis, QC, Chantier Davie Canada Inc. unveiled the MV Asterix, the first such naval equipped ship that is being built in Canada for over two decades. Commonly known as Project Resolve, the MV Asterix is an European-built containership that was purchased in 2015 and is being converted at Davie’s shipyard in Levis into...

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EP 58: CAF ready to fight wildfires in BC and Canada’s military mission in Iraq extended

EP 58: CAF ready to fight wildfires in BC and Canada’s military mission in Iraq extended

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In the show today, Marcello Sukhdeo talks about the Canadian Forces readiness to fight wildfires in British Columbia, the extension of Canada’s military mission in Iraq and the RCN deploys a team to SEA BREEZE 2017. Wildfires in BC For the first time since 2003, members of the Canadian Forces are in British Columbia getting ready to battle wildfires....

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RCN deploys team to Ukraine for SEA BREEZE 2017

RCN deploys team to Ukraine for SEA BREEZE 2017

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A team of 14 divers, support staff and staff officers from Fleet Diving Unit Atlantic and Maritime Forces Atlantic has been deployed by the Royal Canadian Navy (RCN) to SEA BREEZE 2017. Being led by the United States and Ukraine Navies, SEA BREEZE 2017 (SB17) is a multinational training event that is taking place in Odessa, Ukraine from July...

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BAE Systems to start construction of Type 26 Global Combat Ships for the UK later this month

BAE Systems to start construction of Type 26 Global Combat Ships for the UK later this month

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The UK Ministry of Defence has awarded a contract to BAE Systems worth approximately £3.7bn to build the first three ships for the Type 26 Global Combat Ship programme. Work will commence shortly on the first ship with steel scheduled to be cut in Glasgow later this month, according to Defence Secretary Sir Michael Fallon. This is good news...

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June/July issue: Interview with Commissioner Jeffery Hutchinson, Canadian Coast Guard

June/July issue: Interview with Commissioner Jeffery Hutchinson, Canadian Coast Guard

on 7:59 pm in Arctic, Defense, Featured Slider, From the Editor in Chief, Leadership, Naval, Procurement, Recent Posts | 0 comments

The summer is finally here and the buzz in the air is all about Canada’s new defence policy. As we were putting the final touches on this issue of Vanguard, the long-awaited defence policy was finally announced. This new defence policy released by the Liberal government outlines new capabilities and spending for the Canadian Armed Forces with an increase...

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Game Changer: Colin Stephenson, DEFSEC Atlantic

Game Changer: Colin Stephenson, DEFSEC Atlantic

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From the humblest of beginnings, DEFSEC Atlantic has grown to become the second-largest defence event in Canada that is held annually in Halifax, Nova Scotia. DEFSEC Atlantic is produced by the Nova Scotia International Air Show Association (NSIASA), which was established in 1996 as a not-for-profit society. Now in its 12th year, DEFSEC has evolved into an event that...

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Game Changer: Mohsen Mohammadi, University of New Brunswick

Game Changer: Mohsen Mohammadi, University of New Brunswick

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We are excited to announce Vanguard’s latest Game Changer, Dr. Mohsen Mohammadi. As the Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering at the University of New Brunswick and also the Director of newly launched Marine Additive Manufacturing Centre of Excellence, Dr. Mohammadi is responsible for training the next generation of engineers, researchers, and designers for the marine sector with the vision...

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EP 55: CSC cost, benefits to Canadians and another delay

EP 55: CSC cost, benefits to Canadians and another delay

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In the show today, Marcello Sukhdeo talks about another delay in RFP submission for the CSC program, the cost versus benefits to Canadians for CSC and the possible extension of the Canadian Forces operation in the Middle East.     Show Notes: RFP for CSC The Government of Canada and Irving Shipbuilding Inc. are extending the submission deadline for...

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