Junior Research Fellow Lee Williamson analyzes the Arctic and Offshore Patrol Ship program procurement initiative, its criticisms and ultimately its purpose for Canada.
NATO and India have the potential to establish a mutual beneficial military-diplomatic relationship creating security within Asia. A two part article explores the possibilities of an Indo-NATO partnership.
With Operation Nanook 2015 underway, Paul Pryce discusses this historic mission and the viability of a military presence in Tuktoyaktuk.
The early retirement of the Protecteur-class supply ships leaves the Royal Canadian Navy in a challenging position. Paul Pryce discusses the attempted solutions and their potential impact on Canada’s military readiness.
Paul Pryce identifies some lessons from the procurement of the Kingston-class patrol vessels and highlights the role these ships and their crews are playing in securing Canada’s Arctic.
The Algerian National Navy has been on a buying frenzy in recent years, amassing a significant maritime force. In September 2014, representing the culmination of a longer term procurement project, Italy’s Orizzonte Sistemi Navali (OSN) delivered Algeria’s new flagship, an 8,800-tonne amphibious assault ship called the Kalaat Beni-Abbes. But newer projects than OSN’s are currently […]
There is a new ‘cold’ war brewing between northern states, a war over arctic sovereignty. With global temperatures rising and arctic ice melting, previously unnavigable paths have now opened up. For a few months out of the year, new passages are allowing for transportation, as well as mineral, oil and gas exploration. This means increased […]