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<br /> DIGITALEDITIONSPONSOREDBY:<br /> Weatherhaven<br /> 40 Years of Shelter Solutions for<br /> Canada’s Military and More<br /> INSIDE THIS ISSUE<br /> FEATURE INTERVIEW<br /> Minister of National Defence<br /> DEFENCE EXECUTIVE OF<br /> THE YEAR<br /> REGIONAL REPORT<br /> Alberta's Defence Industry<br /> MGEN DANY FORTIN<br /> On distributing COVID-19<br /> vaccine<br /> NSS<br /> Status of naval ship<br /> construction<br /> Volume 27/Issue 61 Price $13.95<br /> Publications Mail Agreement Number 40792504<br /> We are the<br /> National Icebreaker Centre –<br /> Canada’s Polar hub<br /> Building ships for the Arctic is in our DNA.<br /> As we chart a new course with the National Shipbuilding Strategy,<br /> we are proud to be Canada’s icebreaker partner committed to<br /> delivering the Polar flagship.<br /> Learn more at icebreakercentre.ca<br /> Follow the excitement<br /> 28<br /> CONTE<a title="Vol 27-Iss 1 page 1" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/cc1ca3bc?page=1"> DIGITALEDITIONSPONSOREDBY:</a> <a title="Vol 27-Iss 1 page 2" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/cc1ca3bc?page=2"> Weatherhaven 40 Years of Shelter Solutions for Ca</a> <a title="Vol 27-Iss 1 page 3" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/cc1ca3bc?page=3"> We are the National Icebreaker Ce</a> <a title="Vol 27-Iss 1 page 4" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/cc1ca3bc?page=4"> 28 CONTENTS FEBRUARY 2021 VOLUME 27 • ISSUE 1 DE</a> <a title="Vol 27-Iss 1 page 5" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/cc1ca3bc?page=5"> UNRIVALED PERFORMANCE. 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POWER</a> <a title="Vol 27-Iss 1 page 6" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/cc1ca3bc?page=6"> THE NEXT GENERATION Driven by a pioneering spiri</a> <a title="Vol 27-Iss 1 page 7" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/cc1ca3bc?page=7"> The Force Multiplier program delivers self-suffic</a> <a title="Vol 27-Iss 1 page 8" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/cc1ca3bc?page=8"> 12 CONTENTS FEBRUARY 2021 VOLUME 27 • ISSUE 1 F</a> <a title="Vol 27-Iss 1 page 9" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/cc1ca3bc?page=9"> 8 WWW.CANADIANDEFENCEREVIEW.COM Editor-in</a> <a title="Vol 27-Iss 1 page 10" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/cc1ca3bc?page=10"> 15 YEARS OF PROVEN SERVICE, 235 AIRCRAFT, 9 VISIO</a> <a title="Vol 27-Iss 1 page 11" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/cc1ca3bc?page=11"> LETTER From the Editor Make no </a> <a title="Vol 27-Iss 1 page 12" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/cc1ca3bc?page=12"> Powered by TRAINING DELIVERY SIMPLIFIED </a> <a title="Vol 27-Iss 1 page 13" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/cc1ca3bc?page=13"> FEATURE INTERVIEW</a> <a title="Vol 27-Iss 1 page 14" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/cc1ca3bc?page=14"> The MINISTER of NATIONAL DEFENCE THE HONOURABLE H</a> <a title="Vol 27-Iss 1 page 15" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/cc1ca3bc?page=15"> CDR: Minister, it’s good to talk to you again for</a> <a title="Vol 27-Iss 1 page 16" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/cc1ca3bc?page=16"> THE FUTURE OF LOGISTICS VEHICLES </a> <a title="Vol 27-Iss 1 page 17" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/cc1ca3bc?page=17"> Credit: CpI Rachael Allen, Combat Camera Admiral </a> <a title="Vol 27-Iss 1 page 18" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/cc1ca3bc?page=18"> Minister Sajjan, seen here at a change of command</a> <a title="Vol 27-Iss 1 page 19" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/cc1ca3bc?page=19"> Indigenous Services Canada directly, putting toge</a> <a title="Vol 27-Iss 1 page 20" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/cc1ca3bc?page=20"> Commercial customers and navies around the world </a> <a title="Vol 27-Iss 1 page 21" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/cc1ca3bc?page=21"> that organizations like NATO want. Ultimately, it</a> <a title="Vol 27-Iss 1 page 22" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/cc1ca3bc?page=22"> The CAF recently dealt with a COVID-19 outbreak i</a> <a title="Vol 27-Iss 1 page 23" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/cc1ca3bc?page=23"> DEFENCE EXECUTIVE OF THE YEAR CHRISTYN CIANF</a> <a title="Vol 27-Iss 1 page 24" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/cc1ca3bc?page=24"> Christyn Cianfarani is President and CEO of the C</a> <a title="Vol 27-Iss 1 page 25" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/cc1ca3bc?page=25"> Christyn Cianfarani gives Canadian Defence Minist</a> <a title="Vol 27-Iss 1 page 26" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/cc1ca3bc?page=26"> The CADSI executive team prepares for a brainstor</a> <a title="Vol 27-Iss 1 page 27" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/cc1ca3bc?page=27"> I hope everybody recognises I am a CEO for the me</a> <a title="Vol 27-Iss 1 page 28" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/cc1ca3bc?page=28"> DEFENCE BUSINESS The era of the </a> <a title="Vol 27-Iss 1 page 29" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/cc1ca3bc?page=29"> REGIONAL REPORT</a> <a title="Vol 27-Iss 1 page 30" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/cc1ca3bc?page=30"> ALBERTA As Alberta’s economy continues to r</a> <a title="Vol 27-Iss 1 page 31" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/cc1ca3bc?page=31"> Both Saab & Boeing announced that Peraton would b</a> <a title="Vol 27-Iss 1 page 32" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/cc1ca3bc?page=32"> World leader in advanced unmanned target systems </a> <a title="Vol 27-Iss 1 page 33" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/cc1ca3bc?page=33"> VCSi is a next-generation software-based command </a> <a title="Vol 27-Iss 1 page 34" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/cc1ca3bc?page=34"> DECISION SUPERIORITY The power of many. Acting a</a> <a title="Vol 27-Iss 1 page 35" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/cc1ca3bc?page=35"> operations, which in the past could only be accum</a> <a title="Vol 27-Iss 1 page 36" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/cc1ca3bc?page=36"> Raytheon Canada’s office in Calgary is alrea</a> <a title="Vol 27-Iss 1 page 37" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/cc1ca3bc?page=37"> COVER STORY Weatherhaven DOING IMPORTANT WORK</a> <a title="Vol 27-Iss 1 page 38" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/cc1ca3bc?page=38"> Since the start of the pandemic, Weatherhaven has</a> <a title="Vol 27-Iss 1 page 39" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/cc1ca3bc?page=39"> Founded in BRITISH COLU IN 1981 </a> <a title="Vol 27-Iss 1 page 40" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/cc1ca3bc?page=40"> Weatherhaven’s first Canadian military breakthrou</a> <a title="Vol 27-Iss 1 page 41" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/cc1ca3bc?page=41"> The US Army Natick group recently purchased </a> <a title="Vol 27-Iss 1 page 42" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/cc1ca3bc?page=42"> The resulting product is a rapidly deployab</a> <a title="Vol 27-Iss 1 page 43" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/cc1ca3bc?page=43"> NSS UPDATE BUILDING CANADA'S NEW NAVAL FLEET SH</a> <a title="Vol 27-Iss 1 page 44" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/cc1ca3bc?page=44"> Credit: Corporal David Veldman, Combat Camera Ph</a> <a title="Vol 27-Iss 1 page 45" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/cc1ca3bc?page=45"> MV Asterix is a multi-role Auxiliary Oiler Replen</a> <a title="Vol 27-Iss 1 page 46" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/cc1ca3bc?page=46"> Trust lives here In the world of critical service</a> <a title="Vol 27-Iss 1 page 47" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/cc1ca3bc?page=47"> Davie has the largest shipyard footprint of all t</a> <a title="Vol 27-Iss 1 page 48" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/cc1ca3bc?page=48"> The significance of Asterix cannot be understated</a> <a title="Vol 27-Iss 1 page 49" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/cc1ca3bc?page=49"> Irving is tasked to build combat vessels for the </a> <a title="Vol 27-Iss 1 page 50" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/cc1ca3bc?page=50"> BUILT FOR POLAR Our team is proven and ready tod</a> <a title="Vol 27-Iss 1 page 51" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/cc1ca3bc?page=51"> Kevin McCoy (seen here) will be retiring in April</a> <a title="Vol 27-Iss 1 page 52" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/cc1ca3bc?page=52"> Proudly providing Canada’s ASW capabi</a> <a title="Vol 27-Iss 1 page 53" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/cc1ca3bc?page=53"> As of the writing of this article, 90% of the blo</a> <a title="Vol 27-Iss 1 page 54" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/cc1ca3bc?page=54"> MT30 Powering the future</a> <a title="Vol 27-Iss 1 page 55" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/cc1ca3bc?page=55"> Seaspan has more than enough capacity and capabil</a> <a title="Vol 27-Iss 1 page 56" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/cc1ca3bc?page=56"> DEFENCE MARKETING It seems that </a> <a title="Vol 27-Iss 1 page 57" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/cc1ca3bc?page=57"> L VM UPDATE The Power Team One of Canada’s l</a> <a title="Vol 27-Iss 1 page 58" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/cc1ca3bc?page=58"> “General Dynamics Land Systems-Canada is ver</a> <a title="Vol 27-Iss 1 page 59" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/cc1ca3bc?page=59"> CDR RADIO RTI Delivering Secure Interoperability </a> <a title="Vol 27-Iss 1 page 60" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/cc1ca3bc?page=60"> Chip Downing, foresees lots of opportunities for </a> <a title="Vol 27-Iss 1 page 61" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/cc1ca3bc?page=61"> INDUSTRY PROFILE IMT DEFENCE 100+ YEARS OF SERVIN</a> <a title="Vol 27-Iss 1 page 62" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/cc1ca3bc?page=62"> IMT Defence uses computer-aided design (CAD) and </a> <a title="Vol 27-Iss 1 page 63" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/cc1ca3bc?page=63"> CDR ONE-ON-ONE Alan Williams on FFCP CDR Editor-i</a> <a title="Vol 27-Iss 1 page 64" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/cc1ca3bc?page=64"> my expectation is that Lockheed Martin’s technica</a> <a title="Vol 27-Iss 1 page 65" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/cc1ca3bc?page=65"> Boeing is offering a complete solution for Canada</a> <a title="Vol 27-Iss 1 page 66" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/cc1ca3bc?page=66"> ENSURING FIGHTER MISSION READINESS Today and tom</a> <a title="Vol 27-Iss 1 page 67" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/cc1ca3bc?page=67"> CDR RADIO On the Front Canada's Covid-19 Vaccine </a> <a title="Vol 27-Iss 1 page 68" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/cc1ca3bc?page=68"> Line of MGen Fortin: You know, on a year-to- y</a> <a title="Vol 27-Iss 1 page 69" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/cc1ca3bc?page=69"> Credit: MCpl Geneviève Lapointe, Combat Camera Th</a> <a title="Vol 27-Iss 1 page 70" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/cc1ca3bc?page=70"> </a> <a title="Vol 27-Iss 1 page 71" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/cc1ca3bc?page=71"> There was a situation in December where we saw th</a> <a title="Vol 27-Iss 1 page 72" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/cc1ca3bc?page=72"> COVID-19 VACCINE Task Force ON THE FRONTLINES O</a> <a title="Vol 27-Iss 1 page 73" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/cc1ca3bc?page=73"> TECHNOLOGY FOCUS Human-Centric AI from Contextere</a> <a title="Vol 27-Iss 1 page 74" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/cc1ca3bc?page=74"> INSIGHT ENGINE A key enabler for Contextere to de</a> <a title="Vol 27-Iss 1 page 75" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/cc1ca3bc?page=75"> CANADA’S AIR FORCE Operation REASSURANCE 433 TACT</a> <a title="Vol 27-Iss 1 page 76" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/cc1ca3bc?page=76"> The CAF has supported the NATO Air Policing missi</a> <a title="Vol 27-Iss 1 page 77" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/cc1ca3bc?page=77"> Lieutenant-Colonel David McLeod, Commander of Air</a> <a title="Vol 27-Iss 1 page 78" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/cc1ca3bc?page=78"> WOMEN IN DEFENCE WiDS awards breakfast goes vi</a> <a title="Vol 27-Iss 1 page 79" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/cc1ca3bc?page=79"> TECHNOLOGY PROFILE BluMetric Environmental </a> <a title="Vol 27-Iss 1 page 80" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/cc1ca3bc?page=80"> “We want the ships to be able to produce pot</a> <a title="Vol 27-Iss 1 page 81" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/cc1ca3bc?page=81"> EXECUTIVE VIEWPOINT Francis Fontaine CEO, Bronswe</a> <a title="Vol 27-Iss 1 page 82" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/cc1ca3bc?page=82"> recent developments. We are going to desperately </a> <a title="Vol 27-Iss 1 page 83" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/cc1ca3bc?page=83"> CANADIAN SHIPBUILDING MARELCO THE 100% CANADIAN A</a> <a title="Vol 27-Iss 1 page 84" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/cc1ca3bc?page=84"> A PROUD CANADIAN HISTORY EMCS Industries Ltd was </a> <a title="Vol 27-Iss 1 page 85" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/cc1ca3bc?page=85"> CYBER DEFENCE In January, Twitte</a> <a title="Vol 27-Iss 1 page 86" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/cc1ca3bc?page=86"> Continued from Pg. 74 authorization. The detachm</a> <a title="Vol 27-Iss 1 page 87" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/cc1ca3bc?page=87"> DEFENCE NOTES CADSI POSTPONES CANSEC & LAUNCHES </a> <a title="Vol 27-Iss 1 page 88" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/cc1ca3bc?page=88"> SAAB PROPOSES NEW SAAB SENSOR CENT</a> <a title="Vol 27-Iss 1 page 89" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/cc1ca3bc?page=89"> ULTRA AWARDED CSC SUBCONTRACT Ultra has been awa</a> <a title="Vol 27-Iss 1 page 90" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/cc1ca3bc?page=90"> operations and corporate development executive in</a> <a title="Vol 27-Iss 1 page 91" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/cc1ca3bc?page=91"> User Integrated, Field Installed Man-</a> <a title="Vol 27-Iss 1 page 92" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/cc1ca3bc?page=92"> 65YEARS OF INNOVATION ANT</a> <a title="Vol 27-Iss 1 page 93" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/cc1ca3bc?page=93"> Canadian Defence Marketplace is the ultimate busi</a> <a title="Vol 27-Iss 1 page 94" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/cc1ca3bc?page=94"> MDA ANNOUNCES RADARSAT-2 CONTINUITY MISSION MDA </a> <a title="Vol 27-Iss 1 page 95" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/cc1ca3bc?page=95"> DEFENCE CALENDAR March 16 – 18, 2021 AUSA Global </a> <a title="Vol 27-Iss 1 page 96" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/cc1ca3bc?page=96"> ALPHA BRAVO COLLINS We are Collins Aerospace. Wi</a> <a title="Vol 27-Iss 1 page 97" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/cc1ca3bc?page=97"> Marine Systems Tomorrow's standards today. For </a>