TABLE OF CONTENTS 2014 issue 2

BY CHRISTOPHER BOBYN

Christopher Bobyn details the development of the Crimean crisis from it's infancy as a demonstration of pro-EU demonstrations to the current level of a major international crisis which is raising the attention of the Eu and members of the G7 and in fact the world.

BY CHRIS MACLEAN

Change is in the wind. Although no one knows exactly how this will play out, defence and aerospace industry leaders welcome the new initiatives, hoping they will bring positive change.

BY ROBERT DAY

Ensuring sufficient experienced project management staff are in place is the first step in returning to efficiency.

BY GEORGE MacDONALD

Watching DPS initiatives evolve to effectively and efficiently procure the equipment and services essential to the military.

BY RON BUCK

How Defence Policy realities will affect the Canada First Defence Strategy Update.

BY ALAN WILLIAMS

A look at performance measures, the major problems with the procurement process, and appropriate steps to fix it.

BY NORMAN JOLIN

Does Canada need to incorporate submarine capability to its surveillance and sovereignty requirements?

BY BRIAN BERUBE

A group of projects that focus on all aspects of CBRN defence capability: detection, identification and monitoring, information management, physical protection and hazard management.

BY TEOFILO L. LEE-CHOING

How sleep restriction and sleep disorders significantly impact troops and veterans.

BY ROBBIN LAIRD

A recent RAAF-sponsored Air Power conference examined the evolving Aussie air combat approach.

BY KEN POLE

FrontLine Staff Writer Ken Pole looks at the latest in simulators and their role in training our officers in situations that they may not otherwise experience and examine how they react.

BY HENRIETTE RIEGEL

New programming initiatives such as ­emergency preparedness workshops and meeting spaces generate renewed interest in the emergency government headquarters.

BY OFFICER CADET PATRICK SAUMURE

Officer cadets apply the knowledge and training to successfully summit the icy challenges of Mt. Washington in the dead of winter.

BY KEN POLE

Four teams have each submitted a demo system to GDLS for evaluation, and are now being evaluated on technical merit and cost. The winner will supply the new LAV Reconnaissance: Surveillance System Upgrade to complement the overall LAV upgrade.

BY FRONTLINE STAFF

Cassidian Optronics, DRS, Eurofighter Typhoon, General Dynamics Canada, General Dynamics Land Systems, L-3 MAPPS, Millennium Space Systems, NovAtel, Raytheon Canada, Textron Simulation & Training, Rheinmetall Canada.