TABLE OF CONTENTS 2012 issue 5

BY PETER GARTENBURG

Getting the best possible “whole of government” outcomes from defence procurement.

BY TIM DUNNE

The world’s oceans are anything but peaceful, in fact, the seas are more like “the wild west'' these days.

BY RICHARD BRAY, BY CHRIS MACLEAN

How have women fared in infantry roles over the past decade? Don't even ask, it's a politically incorrect question.

BY BLAIR WATSON

The NATO training missions in Afghanistan have seen a new enemy tactic – NATO trainers are being shot by insurgents who have infiltrated the ranks of ANA and ANP recruits.

BY PETER PIGOTT

Incoming Chief of the Defence Staff, General Tom Lawson, fielded questions after the Change of Command ceremony.

BY K. JOSEPH SPEARS

Can unmanned systems help Canada exercise sovereignty effectively and cost-efficiently?

BY HUDSON ON THE HILL

Canada has no defence policy and members of parliament seem disinterested in that fact. The CFDS is out of date, unaffordable and impotent.

BY IAN PARKER

Canada needs to take a top down approach to developing an affordable defence policy and defence structure, matching resources with government policy.

BY BORDEN LADNER GERVAIS

The Corruption of Foreign Public Officials Act (CFPOA), which makes it an offence for Canadian companies or individuals to engage in bribery of foreign officials, has only recently been enforced. (by Jennifer Radford)

BY RICHARD BRAY

Has Public Works made the enhanced security strategy screening more invasive than necessary?

BY RICHARD BRAY

Momentum is building for the creation of a Canadian Defence Industrial Strategy – government support in a global market is essential.

BY OLIVIA ST-JEAN

Visitors were treated to the latest in ­technological innovations, naval equipment and services, and of course, shipbuilding.

BY ROBERT DAY

Are political pundits and financial analysts trying to write off the USA prematurely?

BY ANDREW NELLESTYN

A new book commemorating Canadians who served in the Afghan mission is looking for personal stories.

BY PETER OYKHMAN

Despite Afghan corruption, U.S. troops track and account for aid supplies in Afghanistan.

Airbus Military, Boeing, CAE, DCNS, DRS Technologies, Lockheed Martin, MDA, Northrop Grumman, Pelican Products, Pratt & Whitney Canada, Rheinmetall, Textron, Viking Air.

BY CHRISTOPHER BOBYN

The civil war in Syria is becoming all the more dire and the complexity of this conflict is becoming all too apparent.

BY CHRIS MACLEAN

Clear policies and strong strategies are the critical links that are repeatedly called for by so many in the defence communities.