TABLE OF CONTENTS 2009 issue 5

Rick Mercer at the Naval Operations School; Lockheed Martin; Rheinmetall; DCNS; Raytheon Canada; Minister MacKay at Nanook ’09, OSI Geospatial, Emrise Corporation, DCNS, Aimpoint

BY JAMES CARELESS

With no tangible military threats to worry about, the impetus behind foreign missions is to use military resources to do humanitarian and political good, plus provide support to Australia and other western allies.

BY GEN WALT NATYNCZYK

As Chief of the Defence Staff, I have said that the defence of Canada begins off shore in places like Afghanistan.

BY CLIVE ADDY

Our work is yet to be completed. We should clearly define the conditions of any disengagement we seek.

Commodore Hans Jung
BY CHRIS MACLEAN

The stigma of mental health illnesses is a challenging barrier to health care. The key to effective treatment is that people come forward to discuss their concerns.

BY DEWAR DONNITHORNE

Delivering the best capabilities to front line defence personnel must be the top priority for any capability procurement plan.

BY NEWFOUNDLAND and LABRADOR

Newfoundland and Labrador have been actively pursuing opportunities to design, develop and test leading-edge technologies in the UVS sector.

BY IAN GLENN

The Canadian Army has quietly and effectively been employing a Small Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (SUAV) in Afghanistan. The Scan Eagle has now flown over 10,000 hours of persistent, covert airborne surveillance in direct support of its operations in Kandahar Province.

BY PETE and JAKE

Cooperation: there’s a sea change in the works in how government consults with “Industry.” Risk: Govt wants to offload ''risk,'' requiring industry to build in a financial safety net which the govt doesn't like.

BY BLAIR WATSON

The Great Lakes Deployment increases awareness of naval career opportunities, particularly in technical fields.

BY PETER PIGOTT

In the role of armed escort aircraft for the Chinooks, Griffons help ensure the safety and effectiveness of the Canadian contingent.

BY CHRIS MACLEAN

Human rights do not exist for women and children in Afghanistan.