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The Vanguard Podcast

Welcome to the Vanguard Podcast, a weekly radio show discussing news, trends, and event coverage for the Canadian Defence Industry. Vanguard is Canada’s oldest trade journal of record that provides a forum for Canada’s security and defence community, discussing strategic perspectives and overviews of government and military policy and practice, through interviews with leading practitioners and contributions from renowned experts, including representatives from industry. Intersecting strategy, technology and policy, Vanguard explores emerging trends and best practices to help enhance Canada’s holistic approach to defence and security, both domestically and internationally.
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Now displaying: June, 2016
Jun 20, 2016

This week we interview Billie Flynn, a former Canadian Air Force Squadron Commander, with an impressive list of flight experience and combat experience throughout the globe.

 

Nestor Arellano discusses with him the pros and cons of the new F-35 and why it may just be a better "dog-fight" jet than most are making it out to be.

Jun 13, 2016

This week, Nestor covers the recent comments by Harjit Sajjan on the need for replacement fighter jets.

He also discovers the collaboration of Magellan Aerospace and Atlas Elektronik to create the SeaSpider. An underwater warfare weapon that's best described as an anti-torpedo torpedo. 

And BlackBerry has scored a contract extension to the Pentagon, with BlackBerry's AtHoc PFPA network, used to safeguard the Pentagon building and 69 other buildings in the area. With upgrades to the system, BlackBerry's AtHoc solution should help to solve all networking issues the Pentagon had previously complained about.

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