C4ISR: The Power of Dialogue
Take Your IRBs... to the BANK!
By ‘banking’ IRB credits, our government could encourage firms to invest in Canada whenever and wherever long-term business benefits will accrue. Such a policy would indicate that Canada is interested in the long term by proving that investment in Canada makes good business sense. [node:read-more:link]
Industry Canada, Developing the Strategies
Canada’s IRB Policy sets out how the federal government uses defence procurement to bring about long-term development within Canada. It was created to ensure that Canadian companies benefit through new business or investments in new technologies. [node:read-more:link]
From the Afgan Front
''I have been ambushed, attacked, bombed, mortared, mined and RPG’d to the point that I honestly cannot wait to get home. Half of our company has been wounded and the enemy has killed six. The enemy is real – and a brutal enemy he is. Never have I believed more in a cause – and each and every day I believe in it more.'' [node:read-more:link]
Unmanned Systems: A Statistical Overview
Risk: At What Price?
As Treasury Board reviews its risk management policies, CADSI, on behalf of its industry members, highlights serious concerns regarding the government’s current approach to risk management in general. [node:read-more:link]
Up for Debate
Munich Conference on Security Policy
Hot topic at this international conference? The war against terrorism in Afghanistan. [node:read-more:link]
Lockheed Martin: IRBs Announced General Dynamics: Level 5 CMMI Raytheon: Best Managed Company. [node:read-more:link]
Guardians of the North
The future of Canada’s North and the issue of Arctic sovereignty have become more pressing than ever. Joint Task Force North and 1 CRPG are tasked with overseeing this vast land. Protecting national sovereignty over the Arctic territory requires a presence at sea, in the air, and on the ground. [node:read-more:link]
“Comprehensive” National Security
Guardians of the North. The Canadian Rangers are an integral part of our Arctic sovereignty. The primary role of this part-time force is to conduct surveillance or sovereignty patrols as required. [node:read-more:link]
Joint Support Ships Collaboration?
Will the Government engage the maritime industry in the JSS design process? Three very important factors for success will enable the Navy to get the right ships for the right price. [node:read-more:link]
Canada’s JSS: Trendsetter ...Follower ...or Trap?
Naval combat ships are glamorous, but without their supply ships, they won’t get very far. However, in 2008, the CAD $2.1 billion competition to replace Canada’s 38 year old Protecteur Class supply vessels sank as many observers had correctly predicted. [node:read-more:link]