TABLE OF CONTENTS 2013 issue 6

BGen Rick Pitre
BY CHRIS MACLEAN

What is happening at Director General Space these days? A lot, explains the head of DND's Director General Space. read more >>

BY DAN ROSS

Close personal experience has shown that we have a system of vague accountabilities and endless analysis by process gatekeepers with conflicting priorities that drive schedules off the chart to the right.

BY HUDSON ON THE HILL

Deliberations on optional budget reductions must examine some sacred cows that have escaped scrutiny, largely because of ignorance, apathy or cowardice. Consider these gutsy ideas when cutting the defence budget.

BY DON MACNAMARA

It is time to consider the importance of National Security in terms of ensuring that resources are available and ready.

BGen Jean-Robert Bernier
BY CHRIS MACLEAN

CAF Health Services is recognized as a leader in many areas of military medicine, but is failing veterans suffering mental illnesses.

BY CHRIS KOPP

Why are lessons hard learned on the battlefield so easily forgotten when the conflict ends, and need to be relearned again during the next conflict?

BY K. JOSEPH SPEARS

A robust Marine Domain Awareness (MDA) capability must be developed as an element of Canada’s northern strategy.

BY ROBBIN LAIRD

Canada could be in a pole position to shape allied efforts for an Arctic C2 and ISR grid to cover the High North.

Lt-Gen Deptula, USAF Deputy Chief of Staff: ISR
BY ROBBIN LAIRD

Could the most significant post-Afghan development of unmanned vehicles be to shape cooperative relationships with indigenous forces in pursuit of shared counter-insurgency objective.

BY K. JOSEPH SPEARS

Robotic vehicles can be a critically important tool for protection of sovereignty infrastructure in Canada’s Arctic and ocean spaces.

BY VIC JOHNSON

Boeing updates its CF-18 legacy Hornet. The Super Hornet is set to challenge for Canada's new fighter jet requirement.

BY GILES PEETERS

The Iron Man suits are of limited benefit until BLOS data communications are incorporated.

INNOVATION

Scientists work to improve methods of detecting and decon­taminating ricin.

INNOVATION

The ESA will fund a commercial internet gateway.

BY CHRIS MACLEAN

Advice from a 101 year old Cameron Highlander.