TABLE OF CONTENTS 2007 issue 3

BY WILLIAM FARREL

Can anyone show me a more strategic ­Canadian location?

Shearwater, ITAR, Joint Space Support, Health Services Group, Soldier On Paralympic Sport Summit.

DaimlerChrysler, Thales Canada, Eurocopter.

BY LCdr C. ROBINSON and Cdr LUC CASSIVI

There is a clear need for a definitive defence industrial strategy.

BY RICK BARKER

New contracts have begun to show the results of CBRN investments.

BY NORMA REVELER

Sgt Andrew McLean is the only Canadian attempting the longest distance in the Yukon Arctic Ultra. The search and rescue technician (SARTech) with 435 Squadron of Canadian Forces’ 17 Wing has trained in the chilly winds of his home base of Winnipeg, and feels ready. He is raising money to help establish the new Soldier On program.

BY PETER PIGOTT

Without the support of these workhorse logistical vehicles, even the most brilliantly planned manœuvre grinds to a halt and the battle is lost. Trucks are said to be the backbone of any military. Invaluable to battlefield situations, they are taken for granted in peacetime, with little money spent on their procurement or modernization. It’s time for a few major upgrades.

BY DAVID EADIE

The number and variety of UAVs has mushroomed in recent years.

BY CHRIS MACLEAN

“The Army is growing – and that’s wonderful news because we are now able now to contribute more to the defence of Canada and Canadians.” Lieutenant-General Andrew Leslie discusses transformation, training, capability requirements and other changes that have taken place in the Army in recent years. Even with all the new kit, there are key capability shortfalls.

BY SUNIL RAM

Understanding the nature of the civil-military relationship.