writers

(2015,
issue 4)
ROBERT DAY

Are recent demonstrations of Russian military prowess just a façade?

(2014,
issue 5)
ROBERT DAY

Of the many flashpoints developing around the world, Russia and China are two simmering challenges. Are they going to erupt or stay the course?

(2014,
issue 4)
ROBERT DAY

The current situation in Eastern Europe reveals that the “Cold War” between democracy and communism has never truly been put to rest.

(2014,
issue 3)
ROBERT DAY

Were Western democracies naïve to Russian and Chinese agendas?

(2014,
issue 2)
ROBERT DAY

Ensuring sufficient experienced project management staff are in place is the first step in returning to efficiency.

(2013,
issue 3)
ROBERT DAY

Increased criminal, commercial and naval activities along our western coast will influence Naval fleet considerations.

(2013,
issue 2)
ROBERT DAY

A number of false assumptions have led to foreseeable logistics failures.

(2012,
issue 5)
ROBERT DAY

Are political pundits and financial analysts trying to write off the USA prematurely?

(2012,
issue 4)
ROBERT DAY

Is it time to chart a new path? Many questions must be considered when preparing for negotiations regarding future participation in NATO.

(2012,
issue 4)
ROBERT DAY

A response to the ''Platform Procurement'' editorial from last edition.

(2012,
issue 3)
ROBERT DAY

The Fine Art of Contingency Planning and Compromise

(2011,
issue 6)
ROBERT DAY

Examining the option of nuclear-powered submarines to enhance protection of Canadian littoral waters.

(2011,
issue 5)
ROBERT DAY

Many of us wish we could turn the clock back 30 years to a simpler, safer time, but we cannot avoid the reality of the modern world.

(2011,
issue 1)
ROBERT DAY

What does the future hold for defence funding and procurement?

(2011,
issue 1)
ROBERT DAY

Canadian Forces Industry

(2010,
issue 5)
ROBERT DAY

We should be keeping an eye on events in the Pacific, the situation has changed dramatically in the last 60 years.

(2010,
issue 5)
ROBERT DAY

MBDA HARDBUT testing; enhanced Leopard tanks arrive; SLAMRAAM programme may be terminated; UK Royal Navy will now operate only one of its Queen Elizabeth-class aircraft carriers; US Naval Air Systems Command (NAVAIR) tests as well as other testing the Boeing P-8A Poseidon maritime multi-mission aircraft; Japan considers extra submarines; India still considering options for fighter aircraft; UK shift Royal Navy JSF purchases from F-35B STOVL to F-35C carrier version; Thailand to procure second batch of six Saab JAS 39 Gripen fighter aircraft.

(2010,
issue 4)
ROBERT DAY

Strategic analysts are now attempting to focus on new potential future strategic trends that will impact future defence planning.

(2010,
issue 4)
ROBERT DAY

JSF costs declining, insists Lockheed Martin; Attack Helicopters; Saab officials await India or Brazil selection of JAS 39 Gripen NG fighter; Converteam UK to develop electromagnetic catapult system; Ghana to acquire 10 new Navy vessels; Chemring unveils new decoy launcher; New weapons cartridge for NATO; Chinese Howitzer gets mobile; Road blocked for New British armoured vehicle capabilities?

(2010,
issue 3)
ROBERT DAY

What is on the horizon for space, airforce, navy and army.

(2010,
issue 3)
ROBERT DAY

No other nation has followed this course of action, suggesting to their respective governments that unification is a flawed concept.

(2010,
issue 1)
ROBERT DAY

We, as a nation, can no longer accept administrative delays when it comes to enabling the Canadian Forces to provide critical security.

(2010,
issue 1)
ROBERT DAY

Synopsis of defence equipment plans around the world.

(2009,
issue 6)
ROBERT DAY

Quick synopsis of international defence equipment plans.

(2009,
issue 4)
ROBERT DAY

Quick synopsis of international defence equipment plans.

(2009,
issue 4)
ROBERT DAY

There is now a major debate underway among various military forces as to the appropriate caliber of rounds to be used in future conflicts.

(2009,
issue 3)
ROBERT DAY

Synopsis of defence equipment plans around the world.

(2009,
issue 3)
ROBERT DAY

Traditionally, Canada’s government has sought to quickly return to pre-conflict status quo after a mission ends, will history repeat?

(2009,
issue 1)
ROBERT DAY

Another classic case of hasty decisions that return downstream to haunt us.

(2009,
issue 1)
ROBERT DAY

Synopsis of defence equipment plans around the world: China: Aircraft Carrier; China: fighter craft; Nuclear Base revealed; India: Carrier; UK: Viking refurbishment; India: NAG anti-tank missile; Sweden: CV90 designs; Taiwan: UH60; China/Russia: helicopters; US: JSF

(2008,
issue 5)
ROBERT DAY

Assessing the problems and possible remedies to the dilemma of international attention and claims related to Canada’s Northern extremes. A “National Arctic Strategy” would quell further disruption.

(2008,
issue 2)
ROBERT DAY

Once upon a time, not so long ago, Canada was an aerospace powerhouse.

(2008,
issue 1)
ROBERT DAY

The procurement process is fraught with far too many interlopers who have inserted themselves into the process.

(2007,
issue 2)
ROBERT DAY

Safeguarding the rights of captured terrorists.

(2006,
issue 3)
ROBERT DAY

If you don’t have it, don’t count on it. There has been a concerted movement towards the development of “light” forces with agile support services. We must take time to reflect on the full impacts some of these decisions might have.

(2005,
issue 5)
ROBERT DAY

Canada has not possessed any capability for Combat Search and Rescue since the end of the Second World War when Canadian squadrons participated in the rescue of many downed allied airmen, however, this may have to change – and very soon. 

(2005,
issue 5)
ROBERT DAY

There is only one way to ensure that Canadian sovereignty is protected, and that is through the ability of the nation to exercise joint military power in concert with a strong foreign policy and an able diplomatic service.

(2005,
issue 2)
ROBERT DAY

There has arisen a problem surrounding the understanding and use of the terms used to describe the governance of defence issues and problems. Growing dependence on civilian business management publications and incorrect use of these terms by government managers and civilian ­consultants has come to create problems for the government’s lexicon.

(2004,
issue 5)
ROBERT DAY

We require the preparation of a realistic defence policy and program that will both demonstrate our intention to protect our sovereignty, our people and our resources and our intention to fulfill our role as a meaningful action on the international scene.

(2004,
issue 4)
ROBERT DAY

Book Review

(2004,
issue 4)
ROBERT DAY

Britain and the First World War

(2004,
issue 3)
ROBERT DAY

Are We Ready for 4th generation Warfare?