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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: July, 2021
Jul 13, 2021

Babcock Canada, Seaspan Victoria Shipyards, and BMT, have been working together for over 12 years with the Fleet Maintenance Facility (FMF) Cape Scott, the FMF Cape Breton, the Department of National Defence, and Public Services and Procurement Canada to maintain, refit, and upgrade Canada’s Victoria-Class Submarines.

These three companies are a part of what is called the ‘Team Victoria-Class’. In this episode of Vanguard Radio, we have the privilege to hear from three distinguished executives from these three companies.

Anthony March - Anthony is the Vice President Engineering Service at Babcock Canada. He worked previously with the Canadian Armed Forces where he served as the Marine Systems Engineering Officer in HMC Submarines Victoria, Windsor, and Corner Brook.

Tony Winter. Tony is Vice President, Project Delivery, Victoria Shipyards (Seaspan). He also has a military background, serving with the Royal Australian Navy before taking up his current role with Seaspan.

Keith Cunnane. Keith is Vice President, Operations for BMT in Canada. He served in the UK’s Royal Navy for over 20 years on several attack submarines that were deployed on operations around the world.

Hear more about on how the Team Victoria-Class started, submarine sustainment, the supplier network, the benefits to Canada and the future of Team Victoria-Class.

 

Jul 6, 2021

In this episode, hear about the increasing value of data for defence and the impact of digital transformation in response to the pandemic.

Through digital transformation and innovation, Microsoft is empowering government organizations to achieve more as they engage with citizens, empower employees, optimize operations and reinvent government services and business models.

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