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(2017,
issue 5)
BY TIM DUNNE

Meet BGen Macaulay, the new Commander of reservist-based 5th Canadian Division, the “Army of the Atlantic”.

Top Defence Capabilities 2017
(2017,
issue 0)

Since 1984, Shark Marine Technologies Inc. has been fulfilling its mandate to deliver underwater products and services that are innovative, high quality, dependable and cost effective. Delivering on that mandate, the company has gained global respect for its developments in undersea technology and the creative solutions it delivers to unusual and challenging applications.

Top Defence Capabilities 2017
(2017,
issue 0)

Incorporated in 1978, DEW Engineering is a leader in the design, engineering, prototyping, testing, manufacturing and after-sales support of a broad range of general and specialized defence and security products. DEW also life-extends and re-roles vehicles and equipment, and provides Integrated Logistics Support (ILS) and long term in-service support services.

(2016,
issue 6)

With a critical role in humanitarian efforts and foreign installations, heavy equipment fleets are put to the test.

(2016,
issue 6)
BY EUGENE GERDEN

After two decades of military cuts and reductions, Germany has decided that a rebound in defence spending is in order. 

(2016,
issue 6)
BY MURIELLE DELAPORTE
A Global View of the Naval Military Market

Industry and government representatives from around the world gathered to learn about new naval technologies and concepts. 

(2016,
issue 3)

The RCN has identified a clear need for new boats with tactical capabilities, here's why.

(2016,
issue 3)
BY FRONTLINE

Who's Where, Defence Industry Notes; new Nortrax facility; GE to power Japan's Aegis destroyers. 

(2016,
issue 1)
BY ADAM P MACDONALD
Continuity and Change

Having nuclear weapons clearly creates its own level of deterrence among nuclear powers, great or newer. Is there a risk of such weapons falling into terrorist hands?

(2016,
issue 0)

The Canadian Army is preparing to take delivery of the new Tactical Armoured Patrol Vehicle (TAPV) later this year.

Defence Capability Leaders
(2016,
issue 0)

Airbus D&S is the second largest space business worldwide and a top-10 global defence enterprise.

Defence Capability Leaders
(2016,
issue 0)

Nortrax has opened a brand new 30,000 square foot dealership in Ottawa.

Defence Capability Leaders
(2016,
issue 0)

Designs, manufactures and services engineered textiles and survival solutions for all military environments.

(2015,
issue 6)
BY BRIAN BERUBE

Many years of research has led DND to a world-class system for decontaminating vehicles, military personnel and fighting equipment exposed to CBRN hazards or toxic materials.

(2015,
issue 6)
BY EUGENE GERDEN

Amid the existing Russian threat, Ukraine continues active militarization and strengthening of its national army on a massive scale.

(2014,
issue 3)
BY KEN POLE

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

(2014,
issue 2)
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.

Lt-Gen Deptula, USAF Deputy Chief of Staff: ISR
(2013,
issue 6)
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.

(2013,
issue 6)
BY K. JOSEPH SPEARS

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

(2012,
issue 5)
BY K. JOSEPH SPEARS

Can unmanned systems help Canada exercise sovereignty effectively and cost-efficiently?

(2012,
issue 3)

Overview of Nexter's VBCI fighting vehicle and its strength in protection and versatility.

(2011,
issue 6)
BY KEN POLE

A look at Canada's myriad vehicle programs still not awarded. Will they ever be awarded?

(2005,
issue 3)
BY PETER PIGOTT

The latest model is the C-130J, and it represents a nearly complete reinvention of the Hercules.

LGen Rick Hillier
(2005,
issue 1)
BY CHRIS MACLEAN

Combining previous experience in volatile countries with his service in Afghanistan as Commander of the multinational International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) in 2004, LGen Rick Hillier is well positioned to transfer lessons learned fighting rebel forces to the new Army transformation and regeneration process.

(2004,
issue 5)
BY JOHN LEECH

FrontLine had the opportunity to chat with the Commandant about the Atlantic Littoral ISR Experiment (ALIX), the largest major undertaking in the ongoing CFEC program.

German Bundeswehr
(2004,
issue 5)
BY MARK ROMANOW

Reduced post Cold War threat, budget reductions, and regional conflicts are driving factors behind the restructuring of the Bundeswehr (Military) from a large Mechanized force, structured to repel armoured attacks by Warsaw Pact forces, to lighter, rapidly deployable units suited for UN missions and Peace Support Ops.

(2004,
issue 5)
BY PETER PIGOTT

With development costs for modern fighters rising, commonality and outsourcing to multiple allies has become the norm.

(2004,
issue 4)
BY PAUL C. WHITEHEAD

Effectiveness, Cost & Crime Prevention.

(2004,
issue 4)
BY JOHN LEECH

Unmanned systems are becoming apart of our lives now.

(2004,
issue 3)
BY INGAR MOEN
Transforming Defence

The Defence R&D Canada Tiger Team Analysis of Transformation Implications tackled this challenge in its technical report, Transformation Concepts and Technologies.

(2004,
issue 2)

An overview of Findland's safety and defence technologies and concepts. 

Protecting Canadian Sovereignty and Contributing to Global Stability
(2004,
issue 1)
BY STEPHEN HARPER

With unrealized potential as one of the world's leading nations, Canada requires a defence strategy that can better project our military forces globally, while simultaneously increasing our continental efforts to defend North America.

(2004,
issue 1)
BY INGAR MOEN, BY HAROLD STOCKER

The future military is likely to include a collaborating, inter­operable mix of humans and technologically smart entities, called Autonomous Intelligent Systems.

Unmanned Vehicles Take Off – Again
(2004,
issue 1)
BY JOHN LEECH

Thanks to the timely work of a new association called UVS Canada and their first major conference, "Momentum 2003," held recently in Ottawa, there is now a focus and a platform for the kind of collaboration necessary to start exploring this potential.