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Navantia-Saab Team submits bid for CSC

Navantia-Saab Team submits bid for CSC

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The Navantia-Saab Team recently announced the submission of its bid to Irving Shipbuilding for the Canadian Surface Combatant (CSC) Program. The team is looking forward to working with Irving Shipbuilding, the Canadian Government and the Royal Canadian Navy “to provide a state of the art, proven operational warship,” a press release from Navantia states. A similar version of the...

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Game Changer: Nigel Greenwood, CEO/Principal Consultant, Greenwood Maritime Solutions Ltd.

Game Changer: Nigel Greenwood, CEO/Principal Consultant, Greenwood Maritime Solutions Ltd.

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With over 40 years in the security and defence industry, Nigel Greenwood began his journey in this field by attending the Royal Roads Military College. Here he pursued a degree in Physics and Physical Oceanography and then started his career as a sea-going officer moving all the way up to the rank of Rear-Admiral. “At mid-career, momentarily despondent at...

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EP 92: Nigel Stewart, BAE Systems talks about the significant benefits of the Type 26

EP 92: Nigel Stewart, BAE Systems talks about the significant benefits of the Type 26

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In this episode, J. Richard Jones talks with Nigel Stewart, BAE Systems, Managing Director for SEA 5000 Bid. Nigel led BAE Systems’ successful bid for Australia’s SEA 5000 Hunter-class frigate program. Hear more about BAE’s Type 26 for its Hunter-class frigate and the connection to the Canadian Surface Combatant program. Show Notes Hear more about the Type 26 that...

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HMCS Ville de Québec and CH-148 Cyclone deploy on Operation REASSURANCE

HMCS Ville de Québec and CH-148 Cyclone deploy on Operation REASSURANCE

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On July 18, Her Majesty’s Canadian Ship (HMCS) Ville de Québec left Halifax, Nova Scotia in making its way to the Mediterranean Sea to aid in Operation REASSURANCE. This mission is part of Canada’s support of NATO’s assurance and deterrence measures in Central and Eastern Europe, which Canada has participated in since 2014. The Halifax-class frigate with a crew...

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BAE Systems was selected as preferred tenderer to supply nine frigates to Australia

BAE Systems was selected as preferred tenderer to supply nine frigates to Australia

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The Australian government has selected BAE Systems as “the preferred tenderer” for the SEA 5000 program to deliver nine Future Frigates to the Royal Australian Navy. The construction of the Global Combat Ship – Australia is expected to create and sustain 5,000 highly skilled jobs in Australia. The contract will also aid in the development of country’s naval shipbuilding...

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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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Game Changer: Geneviève Allard, Project Manager, OpDAQ Systems

Game Changer: Geneviève Allard, Project Manager, OpDAQ Systems

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Geneviève Allard started working in the marine sector as a commercial diver and later pursued geographic studies that led to her work in academia. “As I worked on the development of research collaborations between academics and the industry, I found a need for a better understanding of how businesses use research to grow,” she said. Due to this desire,...

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Canada awards R&D contract to Cellula Robotics Ltd for sub-surface surveillance in the Arctic

Canada awards R&D contract to Cellula Robotics Ltd for sub-surface surveillance in the Arctic

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The Government of Canada recently awarded a contract to Cellula Robotics Ltd, as part of its commitment to defence research and development. “Our Government is committed to providing the members of the Canadian Armed Forces with the tools they need to do their jobs while obtaining the best possible value for Canadians,” said Carla Qualtrough, Minister of Public Services...

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EP 86: An overview of the Shipbuilding Technology Forum 2018

EP 86: An overview of the Shipbuilding Technology Forum 2018

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In this episode of Vanguard Radio, Marcello Sukhdeo gives an overview of the Shipbuilding Technology Forum 2018 that was held recently in Ottawa. On March 1st, over 150 attendees from the military and industry gathered at the Shaw Centre for Vanguard’s fifth annual Shipbuilding Technology Forum. This event is a one-day conference with the aim to showcase emerging technologies,...

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