TABLE OF CONTENTS 2008 issue 5

L-3 Communication Systems-West; MDA; Airborne Systems; L-3 WESCAM; Bell ­Helicopter Textron; General Atomics; General Dynamics Canada; Soldiers Made Me Look Good by LGen (ret) Lewis MacKenzie; U.S. Defense Auth­­or­ization Act.

BY TODD BOSIK

Combat vehicles face a variety of threats such as roadside bombs, mines and weapons.

BY DON LEONARDO

Making a difference in the lives of Canadian Heroes who serve to make a difference for others.

BY GARY H. RICE

To fulfill future security and humanitarian missions requiring long-range fleet deployments, the Navy will need capabilities of both replenishment ships and purpose built expeditionary amphibious ships.

BY SUNDEEP KHAREY

A paradigm shift making an impact.

BY ANNE M. HEALEY

Surprising trends in the industry.

BY K. JOSEPH SPEARS

Melting sea-ice, increased resource development and transpolar air flights, plus renewed interest in the Arctic Basin by our neighbours combine to require a robust air presence to exert Canadian Sovereign rights.

BY ROBERT DAY

Assessing the problems and possible remedies to the dilemma of international attention and claims related to Canada’s Northern extremes. A “National Arctic Strategy” would quell further disruption.

BY JANET THORSTEINSON

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.

BY CHRIS MACLEAN

In FrontLine’s continuing focus on the defence procurement system, we bring you the thoughtful response from Janet Thorsteinson to an important question recently posed by Dan Ross, ADM(Mat): “Is too much risk being passed to vendors?”