writers

(2017,
issue 5)
RICHARD BRAY

A follow up on the efforts being made to improve mental health and reduce the suicide rate in the Canadian Forces.

(2016,
RICHARD BRAY

Two months ago, Canadian defence minister Harjit Sajjan assured Ukraine it could continue to count on Canadian support. Ukraine's ambassador to Canada has told Canadian Press his country is still waiting for word about Canada's commitment.

(2014,
issue 6)
RICHARD BRAY

Today, the future of Canada’s submarine service is in doubt. Key experts challenge the topic.

(2014,
issue 3)
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.

(2014,
issue 1)
RICHARD BRAY

Interview with Admiral Giuseppe De Giorgi of Italy. Operations in the Arabian Gulf and Mediterranean Sea have brought Canadian and Italian navies into closer operational contact, and strengthened ties already forged within NATO.

(2014,
issue 1)
RICHARD BRAY

A decade of painfully public, thoroughly documented delays and renegotiations has taken the procurement beyond an embarrassment to a political liability.

(2014,
issue 1)
RICHARD BRAY

Multiculturalism in the CF provides a clear advantage to the Disaster Assistance Response Team (DART) deployed to help the Philippines recover from Typhoon Haiyan.

(2013,
issue 5)
ROBBIN LAIRD, RICHARD BRAY

For maximum leverage in future acquisitions, Canada should find key opportunities in global supply chains.

(2013,
issue 5)
RICHARD BRAY

Can a single-mission aircraft meet multiple government goals in the Far North?

(2013,
issue 5)
RICHARD BRAY

New Canadian systems can add real life time connectivity to the high Arctic.

(2013,
issue 5)
RICHARD BRAY

New cargo aircraft offer an intriguing mix of capacity, capability and range.

(2013,
issue 4)
RICHARD BRAY

After a decade of combat in Afghanistan, some Canadian veterans who suffered psychological injuries are still fighting to get the help they need to recover.

(2013,
issue 2)
RICHARD BRAY

An opportunity to “KIC-start” a long-overdue overhaul of problem-plagued defence ­procurement process.

(2013,
issue 2)
RICHARD BRAY

The latest Budget places a new emphasis on trades education, meanwhile, the Controlled Goods Program flags job applicants based on national origins.

(2013,
issue 1)
RICHARD BRAY

Navy brass get that sinking feeling. A revised Canada First Defence Strategy could leave the Royal Canadian Navy with a smaller, less capable fleet.

(2012,
issue 5)
RICHARD BRAY, CHRIS MACLEAN

How have women fared in infantry roles over the past decade? Don't even ask, it's a politically incorrect question.

(2012,
issue 5)
RICHARD BRAY

Has Public Works made the enhanced security strategy screening more invasive than necessary?

(2012,
issue 5)
RICHARD BRAY

Momentum is building for the creation of a Canadian Defence Industrial Strategy – government support in a global market is essential.

(2012,
issue 4)
RICHARD BRAY

This spring, senior Canadian military leaders were again talking about the need for a dedicated amphibious ship.

(2012,
issue 4)
KEN POLE, RICHARD BRAY

The Royal Canadian Air Force’s hopes of having new FWSAR aircraft in service by 2015 received a boost, of sorts when PWGSC released an LOI to potential suppliers. But new options are appearing on the horizon.

(2012,
issue 4)
RICHARD BRAY

The Standard Military Pattern vehicles program screeched to a halt in June in another example of failed procurement. What does this mean for DND?

(2012,
issue 4)
RICHARD BRAY

Selecting a naval engine is a series of compromises between categories like speed, cost, power, survivability, fuel efficiency and range.

(2012,
issue 3)
RICHARD BRAY

A decade of combat transformed the electronics in armoured vehicles.

(2012,
issue 3)
RICHARD BRAY

Just as the NSPS (National Shipbuilding Procurement Strategy) brings new life to Canada’s marine industries, the Mari-Tech 2012 Conference in Ottawa lived up to its theme of “Re-Birth of the Marine Technical Community.”

(2012,
issue 3)
RICHARD BRAY

The future of Canadian warships to hopefully operate in multinational coalitions and sail closer to foreign shores.

(2012,
issue 2)
RICHARD BRAY

The first of 11 FREMM being built by DCNS.

(2012,
issue 2)
RICHARD BRAY

Canada needs new search and rescue aircraft.

(2012,
issue 1)
RICHARD BRAY

Changes to ITAR ''Canadian Exemption''

(2012,
issue 1)
RICHARD BRAY

Bombardier's innovation is in evidence around the world.

(2011,
issue 6)
RICHARD BRAY

MTTF handles all the assets accumulated in Kandahar over the years of our involvement in that country.

(2011,
issue 6)
RICHARD BRAY and PETER CAIRNS

Shipyard selection marked one step in the NSPS process. What's next?

(2011,
issue 6)
RICHARD BRAY

Coast Guard Auxiliary performs volunteer search and rescue in the North.