TABLE OF CONTENTS 2014 issue 3

Tom Ring, Patrick Finn, and Philip Jennings
BY CHRIS MACLEAN

Procurement Reform: The Government of Canada has initiated the first stages transformative policy changes to guide procurement reforms.

BY CHRIS MACLEAN

Many have said it wouldn’t be done, some believed it couldn’t be done, but the federal government is actually working together to find the most workable combinations for defence procurement.

BY TIM DUNNE

The French frigate replacement program has strong similarities to key aspects of Canada's CSC program.

BY JANET THORSTEINSON

Lessons from milestone moments will assist in the evolution of mutually reinforcing DPS objectives.

BY TIM PAGE

Recommendations for consideration may help to enhance DPS implementation success and level the playing field.

BY DAVE STAPLEY

A look at the costs and risks that drive pricing decisions for defence companies.

BY ANDY AKROUCHE

Positioned to facilitate the objectives of the Defence Procurement Strategy, what can a DAI usefully do?

BY KEN PENNIE

The new DPS does not directly address the levels of procurement experience in DND and PWGSC.

BY EUGENE LANG

Positioned to facilitate the objectives of the Defence Procurement Strategy, what can a DAI usefully do?

BY CHRIS MACLEAN

Are criticisms of the FWSAR reset fair? Were years of work ''lost'' or somewhat irrelevant?

BY JAMES PARKER

A look at options for replacing auxiliary oiler replenishment ships.

BY ROBERT DAY

Were Western democracies naïve to Russian and Chinese agendas?

BY MARIE-ANNE CONINSX

The EU and Canada share the common goal of strengthening foreign and security cooperation.

BY ROBBIN LAIRD

The vastness of the Pacific region exemplifies the need for, and amplifies the challenges of cooperation.

BY KEN POLE

Gyroscopically-stabilized equipment produces surveillance imagery for diverse requirements – from environmental to military surveillance.

BY KEN POLE

Modern technologies enable ground forces to not only secure that information but also integrate it into useful intelligence for timely response.

BY RICHARD BRAY

The state of the procurement business today means that more companies are competing for fewer projects in an increasingly complicated process. Richard Bray talks about the challenges faced in the Procurement arena.