TABLE OF CONTENTS 2013 issue 5

BY BRIAN LEE CROWLEY and ALEX S. WILNER

Can logic shoot down emotion in the debate over continental defence?

BY CHRIS MACLEAN

How Canada builds new destroyers could determine success or failure of National Shipbuilding Procurement Strategy.

BY ALAN WILLIAMS

In large weapon purchases, it's time to consider a better way to choose. The BAFO option is gaining support.

BY ROBBIN LAIRD, BY RICHARD BRAY

For maximum leverage in future acquisitions, Canada should find key opportunities in global supply chains.

BY RICHARD BRAY

Can a single-mission aircraft meet multiple government goals in the Far North?

BY RICHARD BRAY

New Canadian systems can add real life time connectivity to the high Arctic.

BY JANE KOKAN

Inuit communities are ready, willing and able to contribute in the high North.

BY RICHARD BRAY

New cargo aircraft offer an intriguing mix of capacity, capability and range.

BY KEN POLE

Troubling questions remain about quality control in the F-35 supply chain.

BY ROBBIN LAIRD

For JSF pilots, increased situational awareness brings new combat options.

BY JACK C. DOWNEY

In the Arctic, even a game of war can be a serious battle against the elements.

BY TIM DUNNE

With new ships on the horizon, Mari-Tech 2013 marine technical conference was the right place at the right time.

BY FRONTLINE STAFF

Intriguing advances in technology and its applications are constantly changing battlefields worldwide.

BY ERIC LE MAREC

South Korean officer cadets celebrate 50 years of diplomatic relations at CMR.

BY CHRIS MACLEAN

As frustration levels rise among those involved in defence procurement, FrontLine responds by publishing additional rounds of constructive commentaries in this and coming editions.