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Game Changer: Marc Bouvrette, President of Gap Wireless

Game Changer: Marc Bouvrette, President of Gap Wireless

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Here at Vanguard, we are excited to announce that we have selected the Game Changers for the August/September 2017 issue. The first Game Changer for this issue is Marc Bouvrette, President of Gap Wireless.  In his role, Bouvrette is responsible for supporting and managing the sales team, manage vendor relationships and contracts, and he also serves on the Board...

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Cyber is the most significant single threat to current and future IT enabled weapons platforms

Cyber is the most significant single threat to current and future IT enabled weapons platforms

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By Nicholas Scheurkogel This powerful statement is often repeated across the defence industry, and within the Department of National Defence (DND) and Canadian Armed Forces (CAF); so often over the past few years that many have come to believe that it is true. Why would it not be true? Computer hackers and foreign states can manipulate vulnerabilities in the...

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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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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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MDA signs contract with Scanex for RADARSAT-2 distribution

MDA signs contract with Scanex for RADARSAT-2 distribution

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Last week, MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates Ltd. (MDA), a global communications and information company announced that it has signed a contract with Scanex, a leader in the field of satellite monitoring. This will allow Scanex to continue serving and distributing RADARSAT-2 data products and information services to its clients. The RADARSAT-2 satellite gathers data in any light or weather...

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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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Dashboard: Revealing facts about Data Breach in Canada and the world

Dashboard: Revealing facts about Data Breach in Canada and the world

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A data breach, as defined by the Ponemon Institute, occurs when an individual’s name, medical or financial record is potentially put at risk in either electronic or paper format in a malicious or criminal attack, system glitch or human error. In this Vanguard’s Dashboard, we focus on Data Breach from records breached to the root causes of data breaches...

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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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Marine and defence industries to benefit from new 3D printing centre

Marine and defence industries to benefit from new 3D printing centre

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Last Thursday, May 25th marked a momentous day for the marine and defence industries in Canada. It was on this day that Canada’s first research centre for 3D printing for these industries was launched. Named the Marine Additive Manufacturing Centre of Excellence, this new centre is located on the campus of the University of New Brunswick in Fredericton and...

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EP 52: AI to model brains and Commissioner Hutchinson’s vision of the Coast Guard

EP 52: AI to model brains and Commissioner Hutchinson’s vision of the Coast Guard

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In this episode of Vanguard Radio, Marcello Sukhdeo talks about the delay in Canada’s new defence policy, also he touches on a new military research program that aims to model artificially intelligent systems after the brains of living creatures and shares a snippet of an interview that he did with Commissioner Hutchinson of the Canadian Coast Guard. Show Notes:...

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