TABLE OF CONTENTS 2007 issue 6

BY KRIS HATASHITA

Civilians seldom get an opportunity to experience an FOB (Forward Op­er­ating Base) quite the way Kris did. Setting out from HQ (Director, Land Com­mand Systems Program Manage­ment) on a technical assistance visit, he now has a new perspective on the value of his work back home.

BY HUGUES CANUEL

The ships and submarines of the Canadian Navy have maintained a remarkable tempo of operations at home and abroad. Important progress has been made in laying out the foundations of the recapitalization process required for the long term.

BY ANDREW McCORQUODALE

Canadian Forces’ Unmanned Projects

BY MAJOR WA MARCH

The concept of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles

BY KEN KRUKEWICH BY GLEN RUMBOLD and RANDY SHELLY

Thousands of objects such as satellites, defunct spacecraft, rocket bodies, and debris have accumulated in orbits around the Earth over the last 50 years. DND’s first ­operational satellite, known as Sapphire, will enhance national security through surveillance.

BY BERNIE GROVER

The general consensus maintains that Canada’s defence procurement system is not meeting the expectations of the any of the key stakeholders. And allegations of improprieties continue to plague the system.