TABLE OF CONTENTS 2013 issue 2

BY HUDSON ON THE HILL

Promoting the myth that Canada is a peacekeeping country ­distorts and misunderstands history.

BY RON BUCK

A non-partisan, blue ribbon panel has the best chance of ­delivering positive outcomes in future defence procurements.

BY BETHAN NODWELL

The CP-140 Aurora is arguably the most effective strategic C4ISR platform available.

BY ROBBIN LAIRD

Airpower is ­central to 21st century security; but not by supporting aircraft with limited aviation tanking assets.

BY KEN POLE

An opportunity to “KIC-start” a long-overdue overhaul of problem-plagued defence ­procurement process.

BY TIM PAGE

The 2013 Budget commitment is a watershed moment for Canada’s defence sector.

BY RICHARD BRAY

An opportunity to “KIC-start” a long-overdue overhaul of problem-plagued defence ­procurement process.

BY PETER PIGOTT

The procurement of FWSAR aircraft has waxed and waned for over a decade.

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BY KEAN DOHERTY

An interview with the Chief of Staff, Strategic Training Education Programs, looks at the perceived value of educating our military.

BY LLOYD CAMPBELL

The CP-140 Aurora is arguably the most effective strategic C4ISR platform available.

BY IAN PARKER

Will Mahans’ advice to ''build a strong navy” be evident in the NSPS roll-out?

BY RICHARD BRAY

The latest Budget places a new emphasis on trades education, meanwhile, the Controlled Goods Program flags job applicants based on national origins.

BY ALAN WILLIAMS

The government has abdicated its role as procurement authority and allowed the shipyards to determine who is entitled to the billions of taxpayer’s money.

BY JAMES PARKER

Would multi-purpose vessels be more cost-effective than an Icebreaker and Patrol Ships?

BY JEFFREY TRACEY

Former UNMOVIC Weapons Inspector looks back on the inspections, the evacuation, and the mandate.

BY KEN POLE

The program is steadily progressing. A look at the latest numbers. Are Canadian ­companies benefitting?

BY ROBERT DAY

A number of false assumptions have led to foreseeable logistics failures.

BY CHRIS MACLEAN

Focus on the need for a robust system to challenge requirements specifications and the need to make defendable discretionary decisions to stay on track.