The Canadian Forces Aerospace Warfare Centre is exploring the potential for airships to patrol Canada’s Arctic. Paul Pryce discusses the feasibility.
Search and Rescue
An Arctic Accord and the Canadian Coast Guard
Arctic Council member states struck an historic agreement in New London, Connecticut. Paul Pryce discusses the implications for Canada.
The Port on Canada’s Solitary Coast
Paul Pryce writes that governments are risking the Port of Churchill falling into disuse, losing a spoke in Canada’s logistics wheel.
Our Northern Vanguard: What Next for NORAD?
The Canadian Department of National Defence (DND) is looking at bolstering its contributions to the joint US-Canada North American Aerospace Defence Command (NORAD). The Pentagon is open to Canada’s playing an increased role in the Arctic, particularly in the fields of multi-sensor systems for detecting incoming ballistic missiles, ships and aircraft. Endorsed by a rare Read More…
The Canada First Defence Strategy: Outcome and Impact (Part II of II)
In the second part of his coverage on the CFDS, Jonas looks examines its successes and failures nearly a decade later
The 2015 Hajj and its Aftermath
Eric looks at the consequences of the deadly 2015 Hajj stampede
Drones: The Best Defence Canada Doesn’t Have- Part III: The Canadian Case for Drones
In Part III of III, Kelsey Berg addresses drone development in the context of Canada’s current defence priorities.
The Canada First Defence Plan in 2006: Intent and Ambition (Part I of II)
In the first half of a two part series, Jonas looks at the intentions of the 2006 Canada First Defence Plan
Stavanger 2015—Looking ahead to the NATO Parliamentary Assembly (Pt. 3)
In Part 3 of this ongoing series, Ian examines a draft by the Science and Technology Committee concerning emerging challenges and opportunities in the Arctic; an important issue at the upcoming Assembly in Stavanger, Norway.
Drones: The Best Defence Canada Doesn’t Have- Part I: Long Awaited JUSTAS
In Part I of III, Kelsey Berg presents the dilemmas and benefits of the Canadian Armed Force’s future acquisition of drones.