Replenishment is widely acknowledged as a critical element of any modern navy, but what should have been a fairly straightforward procurement has fallen victim to government and industry politics. After years of delays, the government is now reviewing reduced capability, reduced cost options – and DND is pushing back with the survivability card.
Despite the pandemic, many European NATO members are considering raising their combat potential as one way to stimulate economies that were negatively affected by efforts to control and mitigate the effects of COVID-19.
Whether we like it or not, systemic relations, transactions, and clashes between people and polities across the globe rarely have the consideration to pause for our convenience (or global pandemics). One’s understanding of conflict must continually be challenged in order to be relevant when it is needed most. Through a historical evaluation of the foreign policy objectives of the three major pre-Islamic iterations of Iranian dominance, this essay concludes that many of the historical lessons can be accurately applied today.
In case you missed it, the story of a woman biting a camel's private parts is true, and has been reported by every credible news source possible. Police say the camel did nothing wrong.
The Government of Canada has awarded contracts to Chantier Davie and Seaspan Victoria Shipyards Limited (initially totalling $1 billion) to carry out maintenance work on the first group of Canada’s Halifax-class frigates. A similar contract with Irving Shipbuilding Inc. is currently being finalized.
The Chief of the Defence Staff has officially announced the following changes to senior leadership following the recent decision by LGen Wynnyk to retire from the VCDS position.
On 12 June, at 10:17 EST, under heavy fog cover, Canada’s newest satellite venture successfully launched all three satellites of the RADARSAT Constellation Mission into orbit from Vandenburg Air Force Base in California. These next-gen satellites will provide better resolution and accuracy than previous technologies.
The 2011 update of the CBRN Strategy was changed into more of a domestic emergency plan than a comprehensive strategy, with the pillar of response emphasized over prevention. The 5-year assessment is overdue.
Called the Voices of Liberation. the Commonwealth War Graves Commission (CWGC) has created its first online sound archive to capture the voices of veterans who served during the war – to record their stories and feelings related to the Second World War and its sites of remembrance. The CWGC commemorates the more than 1.7 million Commonwealth servicemen and women who died during the two world wars.
Airbus Helicopters Canada marks 35 years of providing quality customer service and technology to the Canadian helicopter industry.
To get the insider perspective on the future of NORAD and how important Canada’s participation in this effort is, FrontLine spoke to Deputy Commander Lieutenant-General Christopher Coates from his post at NORAD HQ, Peterson Air Force Base in Colorado Springs.
The Government of Canada has been steadily implementing a new approach to the development and procurement of in-service support programs and contracts for military equipment and fleets. What does this mean for industry stakeholders?