TABLE OF CONTENTS 2016 issue 2

FrontLine has gathered the key Industry Leaders, Project Primes, Support Agencies and Specialized Subcontractors for the defence sector.

BY JEAN-MICHEL GUHL

Brazil’s military is currently struggling to sort out what they can continue to fund, what can be delayed, and what must simply be abandoned.

Gregg Centre – Combat Training Centre
BY Capt IAN McINTYRE

The Combat Training Centre uses state-of-the-art technologies to enhance soldier and leadership training.These range in complexity from simulation systems to individual vehicle and weapon simulators.

BY MARK ROMANOW

Does the name change to the National Shipbuilding Strategy signal a shift from the “longer timeframe for less capability and more cost” scenario the NSPS is being criticized for?

BY ROBBIN LAIRD

To ­protect and exploit the valuable energy supplies on its continental shelf, Norway has established approaches and procedures for the future development of energy supplies in its key High North / Arctic region.

From Stable to Scramble
BY ADAM P MACDONALD

With growing strategic importance of the region, the five coastal states bordering the Arctic Ocean are watching threats.

Past its “best-before” date
BY TIM DUNNE

The Code of Service Discipline (part of the National Defence Act) touches every part of a military member’s life. Just how independent was the “independent review”?

BY DON MACNAMARA

The most important obligation of Government is the security of the country, its sovereignty and the safety and well-being of its citizens. It is the one constant responsibility that should never require public demand before appropriate action is taken. 

Russia’s Maskirovka as a Doctrine
BY CASEY BRUNELLE

History is replete with examples of brilliant military deception at the strategic, operational, and tactical levels, alike. Can lessons be applied today?

BY FERRY DE KERCKHOVE

Considering how quickly transformative world events have been happening of late, you might want to read this overview rapidly! (also in french)

The United Kingdom’s Strategic Defence and Security Review 2015
BY BRIAN BERUBE

An assessment of Britain's National Security Strategy and Strategic Defence and Security Review 2015 and how it impacts defence recapitalization.

BY CHRIS MACLEAN

Average citizens should not have to dwell on how to deal angry jihadis. The Government of Canada should not depend on polls or approval ratings before making the necessary hard choices to ensure our peaceful lifestyle is protected against those who would obliterate it.

BY HUDSON ON THE HILL

Why does military procurement take up only 4 of the 269 pages in the federal budget for 2016?

2016 Defence White Paper
BY BRIAN BERUBE

A look at key drivers to Australia's Security environment and the pace of military modernization.

BY FRONTLINE

Who's Where, Defence Industry Notes; Gregg Centre Combat Training Centre; Arctic News.