TABLE OF CONTENTS 2012 issue 3

BY CHRIS MACLEAN

We’ve already established that Canada’s defence procurement process is painful, but why is that so?

BY HUDSON ON THE HILL

Ottawa pundits have decried the sad state of ­parliamentary government, which exists, to some degree, because few Members of Parliament or Senators rise above petty partisanship.

BY BORDEN LADNER GERVAIS

Choosing where and when to challenge the procuring entity can be a daunting task. (by Barbara McIssac)

BY CAROLYN SHULZ

Overview of Nexter's VBCI fighting vehicle and its strength in protection and versatility.

BY BLAIR WATSON

Strategic Implications for Canada’s Military

BY DAVID RUDD

The preservation of existing military capabilities and the development of new ones is arguably the most vexing issue facing allied defence ministries.

BY OSHKOSH TRUCKS

Canada’s current logistics fleet is based on a 1950’s design.

BY ROBERT DAY

The Fine Art of Contingency Planning and Compromise

BY KEN POLE

List of CF Vehicles

BY RICHARD BRAY

A decade of combat transformed the electronics in armoured vehicles.

BY RICHARD BRAY

Just as the NSPS (National Shipbuilding Procurement Strategy) brings new life to Canada’s marine industries, the Mari-Tech 2012 Conference in Ottawa lived up to its theme of “Re-Birth of the Marine Technical Community.”

BY IAN PARKER

Regrettably, conventional wisdom will deliver different system solutions for each Navy or Coast Guard class or ship, dramatically increasing demand for future resources to support training, maintenance and supply requirements.

BY RICHARD BRAY

The future of Canadian warships to hopefully operate in multinational coalitions and sail closer to foreign shores.

BY ANDREW KENDRICK

This article focuses the need to adopt a very different crewing philosophy than the current one.