TABLE OF CONTENTS 2016 issue 4

BY ROBBIN LAIRD

A look at Australia’s final choice to build a new class of advanced-­capability diesel/electric-powered submarines. Innovative collaboration is changing the way major procurements are benefitting both buyer and seller.

BY MARK ROMANOW

For those who thought Anti-Submarine Warfare (ASW) was dead, its time to wake up to the fact that submarine numbers worldwide have increased by some 100 boats over the past decade.

BY TIM DUNNE

There is a reason the Royal Canadian Navy’s submarine HMCS Windsor and her three sisters, Victoria, Corner Brook and Chicoutimi, carry the imposing moniker of hunter-killer submarines (SSK).

BY TIM McDERMOTT

As Canada seeks to redefine its role in world affairs, perhaps it’s time to look at new alternatives to the way Canada can respond in the humanitarian role.

BY CHRIS THATCHER

Determined to avoid the ad hoc way in which pieces of a larger system of ­systems are too often selected, the RCN has completed work that will guide a holistic acquisition approach to MUxS.

Fixed-Wing Search and Rescue Program

If the C-27J Spartan is chosen to become the nation’s next fixed-wing search-and-rescue (FWSAR) aircraft, the mission of DRS Technologies Canada will be to help make that challenge more manageable.

BY HUDSON ON THE HILL

Obligations to shareholders and the ­markets are all very nice and, frankly, understandable. But what about ­obligations to taxpayers everywhere who ultimately foot the bills?

BY CHRIS MACLEAN

The most important lesson the Trudeau government should take away from Brexit is take advice from informed sources.

BY TIM LYNCH

The expanding threat environment, with a particular focus on Canada’s preparations to mitigate and recover from disruptions (natural & human), was explored at a conference organized by the Royal Canadian Military Institute, ­entitled “Are We Prepared?”

BY FRONTLINE

In Memoriam; Who’s Where in Industry and DND; and Change of Commands in the Canadian Armed Forces.