TABLE OF CONTENTS 2007 issue 5

LGen Angus Watt
BY CHRIS MACLEAN

Recruit, train, and equip – these three words sum up the responsibilities of the Chief of the Air Staff – and always with an eye to the future. Long term plans focus on investing in capability, something that has been gradually diminished in recent decades. 

Rear-Admiral Witthauer
BY PETER PIGOTT

Commanding EUFOR in Bosnia since December 2006, RAdm Witthauer of Germany has direct command over 2500 troops stationed there. There is tremendous opportunity for development at many ­levels in the Balkans, and EUFOR is helping the people stay on track with their aim of lasting peace and in progressing towards integration in the European Union.

BY PETER PIGOTT

Peace is taking hold at last in Bosnia – transitioning with Canadian help.

BY A DEFENCE ANALYST

Is the defence procurement process as open and transparent as they claim?

BY DALE BENNETT

Be ready to train future warfighters with cutting edge training technology – they will accept no less.

BY MAJOR ERIC ROBINSON

Increased cross-border training between Canada and the U.S. is necessary for improving interoperability.

BY GREG WESTFALL

Canada invests heavily in R&D to ensure that its radar technology remains at the cutting edge.

BY LCOL DOUGLAS MARTIN

Combat conditions challenge the soldiers calling for and the pilots bringing in the close air support. Through demonstrations designed to fuse various nations’ operating procedures and technologies, Australia, Belgium, Canada, Denmark, France, Germany, the Netherlands, Sweden, United Kingdom, and the United States are determined to reduce blue-on-blue incidents.

BY LAURIE HAWN

Time to set sail with HMCS Algonquin as Canada faces the necessary task of rebuilding and revitalizing the Navy.

BY FRONTLINE STAFF

WiDS Northstar Scholarships.